The most famous artwork by Michelangelo

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Michelangelo Buonarroti

Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on 6 March 1475 in Italy. He was a sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance period. Image source: www.teachhub.com

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Michelangelo Buonarroti
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The Sistine Chapel

Amongst Michelangelo’s most famous work are the paintings on the ceiling of Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. He began painting it in 1508 and finished it in 1512. Image source: www.cnn.com

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The Sistine Chapel
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The Madonna of the Stairs

The Madonna of the Stairs is located in Casa Buonarroti, Florence. Michelangelo sculpted it around 1491 when he was just 17 years old. Image source: www.akg-images.co.uk

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The Madonna of the Stairs
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The Pietà

The Pietà is housed in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. It is the only statue that Michelangelo ever signed. Image source: www.wikipedia.org

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The Pietà
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The Moses

The Moses is located in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome. It is a part of The Tomb of Pope Julius II. Work on it began on 1505, however the entire tomb was completed in 1545, 32 years after the Pope died. Image source: www.wikipedia.org   The Moses is located in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome. It is a part of The Tomb of Pope Julius II. Work on it began on 1505, however the entire tomb was completed in 1545, 32 years after the Pope died. Image source: www.wikipedia.org

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The Moses
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The Brutus

The Brutus was sculpted in 1538. It is currently located in the Bargello museum in Florence. Image source: www.wikipedia.org

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The Brutus
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