Michelangelo Buonarroti (Michelangelo)

Caprese Michelangelo 06/03/1475 - Rome 18/02/1564

© Arte.it | Jacopino del Conte, Ritratto di Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1535 circa

Michelangelo, in full Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni   (b. March 6, 1475, Caprese, Republic of Florence [Italy]—d. Feb. 18, 1564, Rome, Papal States), Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Michelangelo was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime, and ever since then he has been held to be one of the greatest artists of all time. A number of his works in painting, sculpture, and architecture rank among the most famous in existence. Although the frescoes on the ...

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