Renaissance Artist of Rome and Italy

The Birth of the Greatest Sculpture of his Time

  • Michelangelo was born in the small town of Caprese, Italy on March 6th, 1475
  • During his childhood, Michelangelo spent most of his time in Florence, Italy
  • Later in his life, Michelangelo moved to Rome, to sculpt for one of his many patrons, Pope Julious II

Michelangelo's Lifestyle

  • Since he was ten years old, Michelangelo trained to become an artist
  • Because his family was poor, Michelangelo was determined to support them

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