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The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the ...

Sistine Chapel: Facts, History & Visitor Information - Live Science

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Oct 30, 2013 ... The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican is renowned for its Renaissance art, especially the ceiling painted by Michelangelo.

7 Things You May Not Know About the Sistine Chapel - History in ...

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Nov 1, 2012 ... On the birthday of the Sistine Chapel's famous ceiling, explore seven facts about the Renaissance masterpiece.

Sistine Chapel - Vatican City - Sacred Destinations

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History of the Sistine Chapel. The Sistine Chapel was commissioned by Pope Sixtus IV, from whom it derives its name, in 1475. It was designed to be - and still is ...

The Sistine Chapel - Vatican City State

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Historical Museum - Carriage Pavilion ... The Sistine Chapel is named after his commissioner, Sixtus IV della Rovere (1471-1484), who decided to have a large  ...

Rome.info > Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo

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Was it divine intervention that compelled Michelangelo (1475 -1564) to climb up a scaffold in 1508 to begin the painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling? Perhaps ...

Rome's Sistine Chapel: 50 fascinating facts - Telegraph

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Mar 8, 2013 ... As eyes turn to Rome and a new pope, Tim Jepson unearths 50 facts about the Sistine Chapel, from the history of its frescoes to the meaning of ...

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Michelangelo - About.com - Art History

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Discover the answers to some of the most common questions about Michelangelo's The Sistine Chapel ceiling, the most famous ceiling frescoes painting in the ...

The Sistine Chapel - Art and the Bible

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Information about the Sistine Chapel: the Pope's home chapel in the Vatican featuring Michelangelo's ceiling and Last Judgment.

Michelangelo's Painting of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling ...

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The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous painted interior spaces in the world , and virtually all of this fame comes from the breathtaking painting of its ceiling ...

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Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel | Michelangelo | High ...

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Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, fresco, 1508- 1512 (Vatican City, ... Its importance in the history of art cannot be overstated.

Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public - Nov 01, 1512 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public on Nov 01, 1512. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Michelangelo Paints the Sistine Chapel - EyeWitness to History

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They would persuade Pope Julius II to have Michelangelo paint the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. They were convinced that the young sculptor, who ...