By Angela K. Nickerson
From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this precise resource—part biography, half background, and half trip guide—provides an intimate portrait of the connection among Michelangelo and the town he restored to inventive greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this shuttle significant other tells the tale of Michelangelo’s meteoric upward push, his occupation marked via successive inventive breakthroughs, his tempestuous kin with robust consumers, and his austere yet passionate deepest existence. offering highway maps that let readers to navigate town and become aware of Rome as Michelangelo knew it, every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a selected paintings that surprised Michelangelo’s contemporaries and sleek travelers alike.
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Because artists learned to create through imitation, they were well-equipped to create fakes. One of Michelangelo’s projects, a sleeping cupid (now lost), caught the eye of Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de’ Medici, a cousin of the great Lorenzo. Medici suggested that Michelangelo age the sculpture and try to pass it off as an antiquity. ” Michelangelo agreed to the deception. Accounts are foggy as to what happened next. The sculpture, it seems, was sold to a cardinal in Rome, but Michelangelo was cheated out of his money by his intermediary.
Romulus killed Remus and then established Rome on the Palatine Hill, the place where the she-wolf had found them. 29 A Journey into Michelangelo’s Rome Why Did Rome Become the Seat of Western Christianity? The events of Jesus’s life as presented in the New Testament all occurred in the Middle East, and Christianity began as a reformation movement within the Jewish community in ancient Israel. , the Middle East was part of the Roman Empire. After Jesus’s death, his disciples and missionaries spread across the empire and beyond.
A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome (ArtPlace series) by Angela K. Nickerson