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

AR: Michelangelo Buonarroti
TI: Last Judgment
DT: 1534-41
AA: ARTstor
UR: http://library.artstor.org/library/secure/ViewImages?id=4iFCeTg4NCciJy8laCt2KngqVXYsf1Z1eg%3D%3D