Thursday, October 12, 2017

Michelangelo famous paintings

Michelangelo was one of the greatest sculptors and painters in Europe. He was also an architect of churches, places and fortress.

Among Michelangelo famous paintings including:
  • The Entombment c. 1500 – 1501 
  • Doni Tondo (The Holy Family) c. 1503 – 1506 
  • The Battle of Cascina 1504 
  • Sistine Chapel ceiling 1508–1512. One of the panels of the ceiling is The Creation of Adam 
  • The Last Judgment 1534–1541 
  • Leda and the Swan c. 1530 
  • The Conversion of Saul c. 1542 – 1545 
  • The Crucifixion of St. Peter c. 1546 – 1550
The Crucifixion of St. Peter
Frescoes are made by paining on fresh, wet plaster. Michelangelo did most famous fresco in history. Pope Julius II gave his the job of repainting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel with scenes from the Bible. It took years for Michelangelo to finish this masterpiece (1508-1512).
Michelangelo famous paintings
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