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The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti : based on studies in the archives of the Buonarroti family at Florence

Author: John Addington Symonds; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Pennsylvania Press edView all editions and formats
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"Symonds's biography stands on its own as a solid, readable, compelling, and appropriate reading for the twenty-first century."-Sixteenth Century Journal

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893.
Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti.
Philadelphia, PA : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606481501
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo, Buonarroti.; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Addington Symonds; Michelangelo Buonarroti
ISBN: 0812236114 9780812236118 0812217616 9780812217612
OCLC Number: 47922801
Notes: Originally published: 3rd ed. New York : J.C. Nimmo and C. Scribner's Sons, 1911. With new introd.
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: On Michelangelo as Architect --
Final Settlement in Rome --
Paul III --
The Last Judgment and the Paoline Chapel --
The Tomb of Julius 1535-1542 --
Vittoria Colonna and tommaso Cavalieri --
Michelangelo as Poet and Man of Feeling --
Michelangelo Appointed architect-in-Chief at the Vatican --
History of S. Peter's 1542-1557 --
Last Years of Life --
Michelangelo's Portraits --
Illnesses of Old Age 1557-1564 --
Death at Rome --
Burial and Obsequies at Florence --
Anecdotes --
Estimate of Michelangelo as Man and Artist --
Pedigree of the Buonarroti Simoni Family --
Replies to Criticism.
Responsibility: by John Addington Symonds ; introduction by Creighton E. Gilbert.

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