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The Tapestries in The Vatican - 2 With this 2nd article, we will continue elaborating details and interesting facts related to The Tapestries of the Vatican. Continuing where we last ended It is now also important to note that, while the

Michelangelo's "Last Judgment" -  Intriguing Story Few names are as synonymous with the art of Italy and the Renaissance as Michelangelo and his The Last Judgment fresco for the altar wall in the Sistine Chapel embodies his style and the era’s

10 Interesting Facts About Michelangelo’s The Last JudgmentCreated at a time of great flux within the wider world, Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment is nonetheless an iconic piece of art from Renaissance Italy that draws together both Christian and pagan influences

The Tapestries in The VaticanTapestries were a principal aspect of the ostentatious ‘magnificence’ used during the Renaissance by powerful religious and secular rulers to broadcast their wealth and their might to the public. It highlights the finest tapestry cycles of

Michelangelo - The Lunettes and The SpandrelsTo any visitor of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, two features become immediately and undeniably apparent:1) the ceiling is really high up, and2) there are a lot of paintings up there.Because of this, the centuries have

the birth of venus - Sandro Botticelli, 1484There exists no documentation on the origins or first owner of the Birth of Venus, which like Pallas and the Centaur was painted on canvas, highly unusual support at the time.By the mid-16th