By: Conner Laurendeau

Who he was

Michelangelo was a famous renaissance painter. He was born in Caprese, Italy on March 6, 1475. He was apprenticed at the age of 13. Michelangelo mostly created paintings and sculptures. he died on February 18, 1564.

What he was known for

Michelangelo was most known for paintings, but he also made sculptures. His most famous painting is on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It was painted between 1508-1512, and was full of color and creativity. He showed secularism very well because he did not have very many religious pieces.

Part of the Sistine chapel

This is just one little part of what the Sistine Chapel ceiling actually looked like.