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Michelangelo's Legacy

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he first legend or legacy is that back when the “Pieta” was created some town folk tried to sell it to another sculptor, so that is why it’s the only sculptor Michelangelo ever initialed or signed. After MIchelangelo died he was called the “Father and Master of all Arts”. During his long life he achieved fame and wealth throughout his life time. His name was considered a synonym with the best of the Italian Renaissance. His Sistine Chapel ceiling painting incorporated Christian symbology, prophecy, and humanist principles he absorbed as a child. One of the biggest paintings Michelangelo is known for is the “ Creation of Adam”, After painting the chapel it made Michelangelo inspired to start focusing more on architecture rather than painting
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