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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 ... Get the history of the Renaissance as told by musician and artist Jeffrey ... Michelangelo wanted nothing to do with the Sistine Chapel's ceiling.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - 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.

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 ...

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

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Read on to learn about the history of this masterpiece. ... Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, fresco, 1508-1512 (Vatican City,  ...

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.

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  ...