Michelangelo's The Last Judgement

Created between 1534-1541

Background Information About Michelangelo Buonarroti

Born- March 06, 1475 in Caprese, Italy


Spent Most of His Life- Florence, Italy


Education/Training- Studied anatomy, grammar, and Latin languages


Life/Lifestyle- His family was impoverished


Type of Art he Created- Sculptures, architectures, paintings


Names of Some of His Works- The Last Judgement, dome of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome


Patrons- The Medici

The Last Judgement (Artwork)

Where is it Located- In the Vatican City at the Sistine Chapel


Significance- It is the last and forever judgement of all humans by God


Why I find this interesting- Many people are being judged deciding their eternal fate


Demonstrated Renaissance "ism"- Humanism: Michelangelo painted true human form


Work Cited

"Michelangelo Buonarroti." Authors and Artists for Young Adults. Vol. 43. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Biography in Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2013


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