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The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel ...

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Collections Online Sistine Chapel. The Sistine Chapel · Ceiling · The Last Judgement · North wall · South wall · Entrance wall · Virtual Visit of the Sistine Chapel.

Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel (including the Creation ...


Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, 1508-12, fresco (Vatican, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker.

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


Oct 30, 2013 ... The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican is renowned for its Renaissance art, especially the ceiling painted by Michelangelo.

Rome's Sistine Chapel: 50 fascinating facts - Telegraph


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 ...

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


Nov 1, 2012 ... On the birthday of the Sistine Chapel's famous ceiling, explore seven facts about the Renaissance masterpiece.

Rome.info > Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo


Was it divine intervention that compelled Michelangelo (1475 -1564) to climb up a scaffold in 1508 to begin the painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling? Perhaps ...

The Sistine Chapel - Vatican City State


The Sistine Chapel is named after his commissioner, Sixtus IV della Rovere ( 1471-1484), who decided to have a large room built where the “Cappella Magna”  ...

The Sistine Chapel - Art and the Bible


Information about the Sistine Chapel: the Pope's home chapel in the Vatican featuring Michelangelo's ceiling and Last Judgment.

Visit to the Sistine Chapel in Vatican


Virtual tour guides through the Sistine Chapel, presenting the ceiling frescoes painted by the artist, the Last Judgment, also by Michelangelo, and the frescoes ...

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Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel | Michelangelo | High ...


Reconstruction of the Sistine Chapel prior to Michelangelo's frescoes. Image credit: public domainMichelangelo began to work on the frescoes for Pope Julius II ...

Sistine Chapel - Vatican City - Sacred Destinations


Thanks to the extraordinary talents of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), the Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina) in Vatican City has become one of the most ...

Sistine Chapel - Vatican Museums, Rome - Italy - ItalyGuides.it


The Sistine Chapel is without doubt one of the greatest art treasures of all time, one of the most celebrated masterpieces in the world. It's the last stop on the ...