The Man Of Art

Background History

  • As a young boy Michelangelo was sent to florence to study spelling with Francesco da Urbino
  • Michaleangelo was an apprentice
  • He had lots of insperaiton from Ghiberti, Veroochi, and Nanni ba nicci.


  • Michelangelo took over the construction of the Palazzo Farnese after the death of the previous architect, Giuliano da Sangallo
  • He also took over the design and construction of St. Peter's
  • Michelangelo worked as hard as possible until his death

Impact on modern Day

  • Michelangelo gave and still to this days inspers artist
  • he left a impact on modern day sculptres
  • he gave us a great description of what true art is

Intresting facts

  • Michelangelo sculpted David and Pieta, designed a dome for St. Peter’s Basilica, and painted frescos on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel all before he was 30 years old
  • Michelangelo was also a poet, there are some 300 poetic works still in existence that are attributed to him.
  • Michelangelo died in Rome in 1564. His remains were secretly returned to Florence and interred at the Basilica of Santa Croce, according to his wishes