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 ...
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 ...
Nov 1, 2012 ... On the birthday of the Sistine Chapel's famous ceiling, explore seven facts about
the Renaissance masterpiece.
Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel while lying on his back for
four years. This is the story of that creation.
Dec 11, 2014 ... The claim that the Sistine Chapel was intended by Michelangelo to be less
colorful than it currently is seems to owe to his history with colors.
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One of the interesting Sistine Chapel facts is how this chapel received its name. It
was commissioned in the year 1475 by the pope at the time, Pope Sixtus IV.
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, ...