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frescoes in the Sixtine chapel. by Phillipps, Evelyn March

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City),
  • Mural painting and decoration.

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The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23732288M

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particularly his frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. He builds up a convincing picture of an artist at the height of his powers both as a painstaking artist and a self-motivated thinker about Theology. 'Michelangelo And The Sistine Chapel' wonderfully describes and analyses Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ensemble of by: 3. Michelangelo‘s inestimable frescoed Sistine Chapel ceiling is one of the greatest works of art in the world and an important landmark of High Renaissance art. He was commissioned to paint the ceiling decades after the chapel had been built and didn’t paint his famous scene of The Last Judgement until 25 years after the ceiling. Read on to learn some of the history and take a look at his Author: Livia Hengel. Get this from a library! Michelangelo: the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel. [Marcia B Hall; Michelangelo Buonarroti; Takashi Okamura] -- "Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel - the great glory of the Vatican, and one of the treasured masterpieces of Western painting - provide a visual feast for art lovers in this magnificent. The Sistine Chapel (/ ˌ s ɪ s t iː n ˈ tʃ æ p əl /; Latin: Sacellum Sixtinum; Italian: Cappella Sistina [kapˈpɛlla siˈstiːna]) is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the pope, in Vatican ally known as the Cappella Magna ('Great Chapel'), the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between and Affiliation: Roman Catholic.