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 ... Painted by a rising young sculptor named Michelangelo, they remain ...
Michelangelo wanted nothing to do with the Sistine Chapel's ceiling.
Born in 1475, Michelangelo's artistic talent revealed itself early in his life, often to
... Julius II to have Michelangelo paint the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel.
... He was not a particularly successful artist, but he did have an intimacy with his
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jul 25, 2010 ... Diagram of the paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, Rome ... To paint on
a wall old-time artists used a technique called fresco. .... painters (not apprentices
but pros) to go back home, he did the rest all by himself, but ...
Michelangelo only reluctantly accepted the commission to paint the ceiling of the
Sistine Chapel, as he considered himself to be first and foremost a sculptor.
Sistine Chapel (Michelangelo), Sistine ceiling Vatican. ... Perhaps Pope Julius II (
pontificate 1503 -1513) did think of himself as divine? ... When this work was
finished, Michelangelo had a 'canvas' that measured 12,000 square feet (1,100
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.