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Michelangelo’s Life. Born March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy Mother died when he was six Grew up without affection Father wanted him to be a merchant.

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Michelangelo s life
Michelangelo’s Life

  • Born March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy

  • Mother died when he was six

  • Grew up without affection

  • Father wanted him to be a merchant


Michelangelo s life

When I told my father that I wish to be an artist, he flew into a rage, 'artists are laborers, no better than shoemakers."


Michelangelo s youth
Michelangelo’s Youth wish to be an artist, he flew into a rage, 'artists are laborers, no

  • Apprenticed at age 12 to painter in Florence

  • Lived with ruling Medici family in their palace

  • Started working as a sculptor under Donatello

  • Sculpted Bacchus


Michelangelo s life

Michelangelo wanted to learn about anatomy by studying corpses. The Catholic Church forbid it. He made an agreement with the Church that he could study bodies in return for a carved wooden crucifix. Studying bodies made him ill many times.


Pieta at saint peter s basilica

Pieta at corpses. The Catholic Church forbid it. He made an agreement with the Church that he could study bodies in return for a carved wooden crucifix. Studying bodies made him ill many times.

Saint Peter's Basilica


David
David corpses. The Catholic Church forbid it. He made an agreement with the Church that he could study bodies in return for a carved wooden crucifix. Studying bodies made him ill many times.


Michelangelo s life

Michelangelo did not want to paint. Pope Julius II insisted he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


The sistine chapel
The Sistine Chapel he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


The ceiling of the sistine chapel
The Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


God creates the sun and moon
God creates the Sun and Moon he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


The face of god
The Face of God he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Finger of god touching adam s finger
Finger of God touching Adam’s finger he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


God creates eve
God creates Eve he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Jacob and joseph
Jacob and Joseph he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


David and goliath
David and Goliath he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Jeremiah
Jeremiah he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Jonah
Jonah he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Michelangelo s life
Joel he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Isaiah
Isaiah he paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It became Michelangelo’s greatest work. He painted scenes from the Old Testament.


Michelangelo s life

Pope Julius II commissioned him to build a magnificent tomb. Michelangelo worked on it for years, but did not finish the 40 statues ordered.


Moses the centerpiece of pope julius ii s tomb
Moses, the centerpiece of Pope Julius II’s tomb Michelangelo worked on it for years, but did not finish the 40 statues ordered.




Michelangelo s life
Pope Paul VII Farnese asked him to paint a fresco of the Last Judgment which would be the largest painting in the world at that time.


The last judgment
The Last Judgment Last Judgment which would be the largest painting in the world at that time.


Michelangelo s life

Michelangelo’s last years were spent chiseling a last pieta. He wrote his best poetry near the end of his life. He was buried in Florence, Italy.


Michelangelo s life

Michelangelo died and his body was put in a sarcophagus in Rome. His nephew sneaked his body out of Rome and buried it in Florence where he wanted to be buried.