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Michelangelo toiling on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Posted in Architecture, Art, Artist, Bible, Famous artists, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Religion on Friday, 20 November 2015

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This technically superb picture is a complete revelation for anyone wondering quite how Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The necessary wooden scaffolding is apparent, as is the pulley system for raising the platform, and of special interest and appeal to the layman is the marvellous paint-spattered figure of Michelangelo, his face itself a picture of concentrated genius.

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Michelangelo toiling on the ceiling of the Sistine chapel by Severino Baraldi

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