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 ...
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 is one of Rome's most popular & prized historic sites. Here's
25 facts to give you all the more reason to visit this stunning attraction!
Here are 23 fascinating facts about the Sistine Chapel to peak your interest, test
your trivia knowledge and to give you all the more reason to go and visit this ...
Feb 12, 2016 ... The Vatican's famed Sistine Chapel attracts some five million visitors every year.
On any given day, 20,000 people will enter the sacred space, ...
The Sistine Chapel's arguably most famous work of art, the Sistine Chapel ceiling
, was painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512 at the request of Pope ...
Dec 11, 2014 ... Not many buildings become world famous for their ceilings. The amazing array of
frescoes that Michelangelo painted over the course of four ...
The Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Michelangelo in Vatican City - PD image courtesy
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Sep 16, 2013 ... The Sistine Chapel is a large chapel in the Vatican Palace, the place in Italy
where the Pope lives. The Chapel was built between 1473 and ...
Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel while lying on his back for
four years. This is the story of that creation.