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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrations
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Graham-Dixon; Michelangelo Buonarroti
ISBN: 1602393680 : HRD 9781602393684 : HRD
OCLC Number: 460331068
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Michelangelo Buonarroti and his the Sistine Chapel ceiling --
I. The Genesis cycle, first triad --
II. The Genesis cycle, second triad --
III. The Genesis cycle, last triad --
IV. The four spandrel paintings --
V. The imaginary architecture, the bronze figures, the ignudi --
VI . The ancestors of Christ --
VII. The prophets and sibyls --
The Last Judgement, and other endings --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Illustration acknowledgements --
Index --
The Genesis cycle. 1. The separation of light and darkness --
2. The creation of the sun, moon and plants --
3. The creation of life in the waters --
4. The creation of Adam --
5. The creation of Eve --
6. The temptation and expulsion from Paradise --
7. The deluge --
8. The sacrifice of Noah --
9. The drunkenness of Noah --
The spandrel paintings --
The prophets and sibyls --
10. David and Goliath --
11. Judith and Holofernes --
12. The Death of Haman --
13. The brazen serpent --
14. Libyan Sibyl --
15. Daniel --
16. Cumaean Sibyl --
17. Isaiah --
18. Delphic Sibyl --
19. Zechariah --
20. Joel --
21. Erythraean Sibyl --
22. Ezekiel --
23. Persian Sibyl --
24. Jeremiah.
Responsibility: Andrew Graham-Dixon.

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