The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is
a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art. The ceiling is that of the Sistine ...
Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, 1508-12, fresco (Vatican, Rome)
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker.
Nov 1, 2012 ... On the 500th birthday of the Sistine Chapel's famous ceiling, explore ... Contrary
to popular belief, Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel in a ...
of the Sistine Chapel
ceiling is one of the most famous frescoes in the world.
Commissioned by Pope Julius II, Michelangelo
worked on the Sistine Chapel
ceiling from May 1508 to October 1512 (no work was done between September 1510 and Augu... More »
Born in 1475, Michelangelo's artistic talent revealed itself early in his life, often ...
Julius II to have Michelangelo paint the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel.
In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the Sistine chapel
ceiling in the Vatican palace in Rome. This chapel had been built in 1477-84 and
Mar 8, 2013 ... The Sistine Chapel is most famous for Michelangelo's frescoes, but long before
Michelangelo, Sisto commissioned painters such as Botticelli to ...
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 ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... The Sistine Chapel is a large chapel in the Vatican City. It is renowned for its
Renaissance art, especially the ceiling painted by Michelangelo, ...