The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is
a cornerstone .... The painting technique employed was fresco, in which the paint
is applied to damp plaster. Michelange...
Nov 1, 2012 ... When Julius asked the esteemed artist to switch gears and decorate the Sistine
Chapel's ceiling, Michelangelo balked. For one thing, he ...
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is one of Michelangelo's most famous works.
Learn more about the history of this masterpiece. 1508-12, fresco (Vatican, Rome
Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, 1508-1512, fresco ... In 1508, Pope Julius
II (reigned 1503-1513) hired Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the chapel, ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican is renowned for its Renaissance art, ... later,
Pope Clement VII commissioned Michelangelo to paint the giant ...
By Shelley Esaak. Why Did Michelangelo Paint These? Pope Julius II (also
known as Giulio II and "Il papa terribile"), requested that Michelangelo paint the ...
Mar 8, 2013 ... Michelangelo painted the Creation on the Sistine chapel ceiling, and the ...
Contrary to myth, Michelangelo did not paint on his back, but on a ...
Jul 25, 2010 ... I've hardly done anything with a brush and you want me to paint 2000… ...
Diagram of the paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, Rome ..... had me
toying with the idea of doing some fresco painting myself, as you did.
May 27, 2010 ... Is the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel a 500 year-old puzzle that is only now ... to
west, starting from the entrance of the Chapel to finish above the altar. ... any of
the other figures did Michelangelo foul up his anatomically correct ...
4 When Michelangelo was commissioned to paint the ceiling of the Sistine
Chapel, he wasn't very pleased, as his main artistic profession was to sculpt.