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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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The Creation of Adam

MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, 1508-1512

 

Michelangelo’s magnificent fresco on the ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is one of the artistic Wonders of the World. The vast painting was done 500 years ago and Michelangelo accomplished it without the help of modern technology. In fact, the artist spent four years on a scaffold, suspended almost 70 feet into the air.

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The Creation of Adam from the Sistine Chapel, 1508-12 (fresco) by Michelangelo Buonarroti. Movement: Italian Renaissance. ...

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