Michelangelo

The Last Judgement

All About Michelangelo

Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy. He then died February 18, 1564 in Rome, Italy. He spent most of his life first in Florence and then a lot in Rome. He studied anatomy and was an apprentice under Ghirlandaio. Mostly sculpted his whole life. His patrons were The Medici of Florence, Pope Julius II, Leo the X, Clement the VII, and Paul the III.

About The Last Judgement

It was created from 1537-1541. You will see this in The Sistine Chapel, Vatican City. He painted it 25 years after painting the ceiling. It shows where people are being tortured and Jesus is saving the good people. It is interesting because of all the small details in such a massive painting.


The Last Judgement as an -ism

It is humanism because it shows people who are thought to be ideal.


Work Cited



Creator : School of, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, Caprese 1475-1564 Rome

Title : The Last Judgment

Date : 1475-1564

Repository : The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Repository : http://www.metmuseum.org

ARTstor : MMA_IAP_10313503646

URL : http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=%2FDFMaiMuOztdLS04eTt%2FR3wrXQ%3D%3D