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    Michelangelo

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    Michelangelo was placed as an apprentice in the workshop of Domencio Ghirlandaio. He then studied at the scuplture school in the Medici gardens. He was then invited into the Medici home where he met the two Medici boys who would later become Popes Leo X and Clement VII. Michelangelo produced two sculptures while in the House of Medici, the Battle of the Centaurs and the Madonna on the Stairs, both of which were completed between 1489 and 1492. Michelangelo had several successes in his life of painting

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    The two tomb projects are; The Julius Tomb and The Medici Tombs. The Julius Tomb was commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1505, from drawings made by Michelangelo Pope Julius selected a huge three level monument with over 40 statues. The project was to be completed in five years and Michelangelo was to be paid 10,000 ducats. The Tomb was to be placed in the unfinished Quattrocento choir of St. Peter’s. However Julius decided to build a new church and lost interest in the Tomb project, perhaps because

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    after learning the art of fresco. A year later he at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens and soon after was invited to the household of Lorenzo de’ Medici, the “Magnificent”. There he met two younger Medici who would later become Pope Leo X and Pope Clement VII(www.Michelangelo.com). He also produced his first sculpting, “The Rape of Dejanira”(Benets’s) During his years of study at the gardens of San Marco, he studied human movement and anatomy, from corpses. By the age of sixteen he had already

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    People always question whether or not architects and artists of previous eras still have any influence on architecture today. Michelangelo Buonarroti has arguably been noted as one of the greatest artists of all time, producing what people consider countless ‘supernatural’ masterpieces. His background heavily influenced his future creations. Much of his life was spent studying the field of anatomy, which aided his ability to sculpt and paint bodies perfectly. Michelangelo is most commonly known for

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    Master of all arts

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    Father and Master of all Arts Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the most well know artists of the Renaissance Period. He was a master painter, sculptor, architect and poet. He was the ideal Renaissance man. Michelangelo produced many masterpieces during his lifetime. The famous Pieta sculpture in Saint Peter’s Basilica, the dome on Saint Peter’s Bascilica, and The Last Judgment Fresco in the sistine chapel are just a few examples of his many works. The Last Judgement Fresco is a piece

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    aspired to be the arbiter of Europe. He threw England’s influence on the side of the Holy Roman emperor, Charles V, in the latter’s rivalry with Francis I of France. He expected thereby to enlist the emperor’s aid for his own aspirations to become pope. Wolsey maintained the kings favour until he failed to secure an annulment of Henry’s first marriage. From1527-1529, as Anne Boleyn’s influence rose, Wolsey waned. She disliked the cardinal because of his interference in her earlier engagement

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    Michelangelo

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    three decades, as successive powerful patrons demanded his services for other commissions. (Gowing447) Pope Julius II called Michelangelo to Romie in 1505 to design his tomb, which was to include about forty life size statues. The project occupied Michelangelo off and on for the next forty years. Of it he wrote, “I find I have lost all my youth bound to this tomb.” (Hill392) Then in 1508, the pope ordered him to paint the vault of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican: the result was the most influential

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    Renovatio Romae

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    Twin themes occurred in Roman history known as renovatio imperrii and renovatio Romae that brought about much change and the popes throughout this period of time made sure they were a part of the changes being brought about. During this time we see papal propaganda beginning to take place while the popes such as Julius II, Leo X, Paul III, Sixtus V, and Paul V try to exhibit their power. The Renaissance was very important for Rome, and the renovatio imperrii as well as the renovatio Romae had great

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    Essay On Michelangelo

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    (Encyclopedia of the Renaissance). This was significant because the work was so impressive it led to a job working on Pope Julius II’s tomb in 1505. Michelangelo was able to create a magnificent sculpture because he was focused and determined to make it perfect. Michelangelo’s work deteriorated as he tried to tackle more projects at the same time, such as the Sistine Chapel and the tomb of Pope Julius II. Michelangelo was asked to work on the tomb in 1505. The tomb was massive and would require 40 sculptures

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    The life of Michelangelo

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    Medici family. About one year later, he studied at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens. Shortly after that, he was invited into the household of Lorenzo de’ Medici, where he had an opportunity to talk with the younger Medici, who later became Pope Leo X. He was also introduced to humanists such as Marsilio Ficino and the poet Angelo Poliziano, who were frequent visitors to the Medici household. By the time he turned 16, Michelangelo had made two sculptures, The Battle of the Centaurs and the

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