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  • Michelangelo Essay

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    Michelangelo Michelangelo Buonarrotti, although considered by many a Florentine, was actually born in Caprese, Italy in 1475. Michelangelo was an inspired artist of the Renaissance period. He and Leonardo DaVinci were considered to be the two greatest figures of this highly artistic movement. Michelangelo was a highly versatile artist and was involved in sculpting, architecture, painting, and even poetry. .At the age of 13, he was apprenticed to Domenico Ghirlandaio, who at the time was

  • Michelangelo Essay

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    stood out to me, he was Michelangelo. He stood out the most to me because he had some of the most beautiful work I have ever seen. He painted some of the most beautiful building that is still around today. One of the most that I enjoyed looking at was the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. It took him a lot of time to paint the entire building. I feel this was his best piece of art ever. He had many accomplishments that were outstanding. The second of five brothers, Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475

  • Essay On Michelangelo

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    On March 6, 1475 one of the most brilliant man related to art in Europe was born Caprese, Itália. That man was Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, he was responsible for creating most of the famous sculptures and paintings that are now exposed in Vatican, Rome. Michelangelo is the considered by many as only a sculptor, however he was also a painter, architect, poet, and anatomist. He started by showing great promise as an artist early in his life; he was apprenticed at age 13 to one of

  • Michelangelo Of Michelangelo Di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

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    One of the most famous sculptors in the world, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese Italy. Michelangelo is one of the greatest Renaissance artists who has created statues and paintings that have been marveled at for centuries. Around 25,000 people visit the Sistine Chapel everyday and observe the greatness of Michelangelo’s meticulous work on the ceiling which took over three years to complete. Michelangelo’s artistic abilities were apparent even at a young

  • Essay on Michelangelo

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    world. One of which was Michelangelo. He painted and sculpted many famous items that are still talked about today. Michelangelo led a very buisy life, as of which you will be reading about today. Michelangelo was born in 1475 in a small village of Caprese near Arezzo At the age of 13 michelangelo’s father Ludovico Buonarroti placed michelangelo in the workshop of the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio through connections with the ruling Medici family. About two years later michelangelo studied at the sculpture

  • MICHELANGELO and Religion

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    Michelangelo showing his religion Michelangelo painted frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and made a sculptor of David. Both the painting and the sculptor point to the great deal knowledge Michelangelo has of the Bible. On the Sistine Chapel's ceiling he painted scenes from the book of Genesis, and David the person comes from the first Book of Samuel. Michelangelo has background with the Christian Church and did many sculptures and painting for the church. The religious influence of

  • Michelangelo Contributions

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    Michelangelo was born in Caprese, region of Florence – Italy on March 6, 1475, was born to a family that had for several generations belonged to minor nobility in Florence but had, by the time the artist was born, lost its patrimony and status. His father was an official with a well-off position in the city and his mother died when he was 6 years old. Son of the Florentine arts, this magnificent sculptor, painter and architect, of the Italian Renaissance manifested his artistic talent since very

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti Essay

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    Michelangelo Buonarroti 1 Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the most famous sculptor, painter, architect and poet during the High Renaissance. He is most famous for his sculpture of David and his fresco painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo led a very interesting life and had a huge impact on art as we see it today. Michelangelo was considered a contributor of the Mannerism movement. Mannerism is defined as “ an art style in late 16th

  • The Life and Works of Michelangelo

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    La vita di Michelangelo Michelangelo, one of the greatest artist of all time, he is a man whose the word virtuoso is imprinted in his name itself. Michelangelo began his artistic career being apprenticed to a great master of the arts. His master, who taught him the art techniques, was Domenico Girlandaio. After watching the talented young apprentice, Girlandaio sent him to the city of Florence, to learn from Lorenzo de 'Medici. School of Lorenzo de Medici, Michelangelo remained for two years (1490-1492)

  • Essay About Michelangelo

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    Michelangelo was born in March, 1475 in Caprese. He was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, and poet. He is one of the biggest contributors to the development of Western art today. He was also called “the divine one” and “The Renaissance Man”. Michelangelo’s ancestors before that were small time bankers. The bank that his family was working with failed and his father had to get a temporary governmental job. A couple of months after Michelangelo was born, his family moved back to Florence,