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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...

7 Things You May Not Know About the Sistine Chapel - History in ...

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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 ...

Michelangelo Paints the Sistine Chapel - EyeWitness to History

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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  ...

Rome's Sistine Chapel: 50 fascinating facts - Telegraph

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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 ...

Sistine Chapel: Facts, History & Visitor Information - Live Science

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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 ...

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Michelangelo - About.com

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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 ...

How Michelangelo Painted the Sistine Chapel | Great Names in ...

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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 ...

23 Interesting Facts About the Sistine Chapel

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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.

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Jun 7, 2013 ... Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel ceiling, 1508-12 (Vatican) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=PEE3B8Fsuc0 Speakers: ...

Rome.info > Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo

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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 m2) ...

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Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, fresco, 1508- 1512 (Vatican City, ..... During what period did Michelangelo paint this piece?

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Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, 1508-1512, fresco ... In 1508, Pope Julius II (reigned 1503-1513) hired Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the chapel, ...

How Did Michelangelo Complete the Sistine Chapel in Such a Short ...

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