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(Biography) full name Michelangelo Buonarroti. 1475–1564, Florentine sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance. Among his creations are the sculptures of David (1504) and of Moses which was commissioned for the tomb of Julius II, for whom he also painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel (1508–12). The Last Judgment (1533–41), also in the Sistine, includes a torturous vision of Hell and a disguised self-portrait. His other works include the design of the Laurentian Library (1523–29) and of the dome of St Peter's, Rome


(ˌmaɪ kəlˈæn dʒəˌloʊ, ˌmɪk əl-)

(Michelangelo Buonarroti), 1475–1564, Italian artist, architect, and poet.
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In Rome, along at first, you are full of regrets that Michelangelo died; but by and by, you only regret that you didn't see him do it.
She looked, indeed, like one of those wonderful boys of the Italian Renaissance, whom you may still see at the National Gallery, whose beauty is no denial, but rather the stamp of their slender, supple strength, young painters and sculptors who held the palette for Leonardo, or wielded the chisel for Michelangelo, and anon threw both aside to take up sword for Guelf or Ghibelline in the narrow streets of Florence.
If `genius is eternal patience', as Michelangelo affirms, Amy had some claim to the divine attribute, for she persevered in spite of all obstacles, failures, and discouragements, firmly believing that in time she should do something worthy to be called `high art'.
It was such love as Michelangelo had known, and Montaigne, and Winckelmann, and Shakespeare himself.
Wherever you find a Raphael, a Rubens, a Michelangelo, a Carracci, or a da Vinci (and we see them every day,) you find artists copying them, and the copies are always the handsomest.
New creative enthusiasm, also, and magnificent actual new creation, followed the discovery of the old treasures, creation in literature and all the arts; culminating particularly in the early sixteenth century in the greatest group of painters whom any country has ever seen, Lionardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
All these are creations of Michelangelo Buonarroti: sixteenth-century master painter, sculptor, architect and indulgent poet.
The Italian artist born Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni in 1475 rarely appears to have been of his own time.
Although Michelangelo would have been the last to tell us " he liked to present himself as a parthenogenetic wonder " he did have some art training.
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In July 1518 the painter Sebastiano del Piombo wrote to Michelangelo about his Raising of Lazarus: 'I have kept it for so long because I do not want Raphael to see mine until he has delivered his.
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