Michelangelo Buonarroti

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Michelangelo Buonarroti

-Painter, Sculptor, Architect, and Poet-Lived during the Italian Renaissance Era-Born into a banking family, but was not interested. Instead, he apprenticed with the Medici family-Son of a minor official-In love with the widow Victtoria Colonna-Contentious and quick temper personality-Studied classical art in Rome

-Carrara white marble sculpture-Based on the seven Sorrows of Mary-Dilled and chizzled-Supposed to be in Old St. Peter's Basilica-Rare to have two people in one sculpure

The Father and Master of All the Arts:Michelangelo Buonarroti

-17.0 foot white marble statue-Someone else started it, but he finished it-David's contemplation from the David and Goliath story-Chizzled and drilled, showing mastery of the human anatomy-Supposed to be in Florence's Cathedral (The Duomo)

David: Created from 1501-1504Location: Accademia di Belle Arti de Firenze

-40.0 meters by 13.0 meters, 5,800 feet squared, 70 feet high-Scenes from the Book of Genesis, the Old Testament, and the last judgement-On wet plaster, had to learn the most dificult buon fresco method-Had to make and use a unique scaffolding system-Shows the ancestry of Christ-Made hundreds of preliminary drawings

Sistine Chapel: Created from 1508-1512Location: Vatican City, Italy

Lifespan: 3/6/1475 - 2/18/1564Location: Caprese Michelangelo, Italy

Pieta: Created from 1498-1500Location: Duomo in Florence, Italy

Values: Humanism because the sculpture depicts a male human with careful attention to anatomy. This shows the appreciation of the human body. Another value includes Individualism because this male is by himself in a powerful stance showing his ability to be self-reliant.

Values: Humanism because the ceiling depicts a multitude of human figures. There is also Classicism because the artwork is based off of Christianity, returning to the religous ideas of Rome and Greece.

Values: Humanism becasue this sculpture contains two humans, which was rare for the time. This shows the importance of humans. Classicism is also shown through the depiction of Mary and Jesus.


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