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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


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(Michelangelo Buonarroti), 1475–1564, Italian artist, architect, and poet.
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Botticelli completed these works alongside compositions by Perugino, Rosselli and Ghirlandaio (26 years later, a young painter by the name of Michelangelo Buonarotti would begin painting the ceiling of the same chapel).
On occasion, works were commissioned by convents from well-known playwrights such as Giovanni Mafia Cecchi or Michelangelo Buonarotti the Younger.
There was a strong culture of learning from older masters in Florence: the paintings of Masaccio were intensively studied and became an inspiration for the next generation of painters, including Michelangelo Buonarotti.

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