Michelangelo

By: Landon Jennings

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Biography

Born- March 6, 1475, Caprese, Italy


Lived- Most of his life was lived in Rome

Education/Training- He attended the best art schools recommended by the ruler of Florence

Lifestyle- Hobbies included poetry, painting, sculpting, architecture, and politics

Art creations- poems, paintings, architecture, sculptures

His patrons- The Medici


More Information

Name of piece- Pieta


Date of creation- 1498-1499

Where is this piece today- St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Italy

Describing the piece- very beautiful, shows human emotions, very realistic and you can tell Michelangelo spent a lot of time working on it

Why is this piece so interesting- it resembles human feelings and how people would react to death

Why so significant- shows human feelings and emotions

Tools used- mainly built with hands-on tools like a hammer or a chisel, also built out of marble

Which ism is linked to this piece- Humanism- the piece shows human characteristics and human emotions