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Michelangelo--the Last Judgment : a glorious restoration

Author: Loren W Partridge; Gianluigi Colalucci; Fabrizio Mancinelli
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
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Michelangelo's The Last Judgment (1534), painted on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, is considered by many to be the artist's masterpiece and one of the most important works in the history of art. In this book, the newly cleaned and restored fresco is presented in all its powerful complexity. Richly illustrated with 150 magnificent full-color images - showing the painting both in its entirety and  Read more...
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Partridge, Loren W.
Michelangelo--the Last Judgment.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997
(OCoLC)629844235
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti; 1475-1564 Michel-Ange; Michelangelo (Buonarroti)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loren W Partridge; Gianluigi Colalucci; Fabrizio Mancinelli
ISBN: 0810915499 9780810915497
OCLC Number: 36776461
Notes: Simultaneously published in Italian.
Description: 207 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Francesco Buranelli --
Michelangelo's Last Judgment: An Interpretation / Loren Partridge --
The Painting of the Last Judgment: History, Technique, and Restoration / Fabrizio Mancinelli --
Ten Years on the Sistine Chapel's Scaffolding: Reflections on the Restoration of Michelangelo's Frescoes / Gianluigi Colalucci.
Other Titles: Cappella sistina--il Giudizio restaurato.
Responsibility: texts by Loren Partridge, Fabrizio Mancinelli, Gianluigi Colalucci ; photographs by Takashi Okamura ; texts by F. Mancinelli and G. Colalucci translated from the Italian by Lawrence Jenkens.

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Michelangelo's The Last Judgment (1534), painted on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, is considered by many to be the artist's masterpiece and one of the most important works in the history of art. In this book, the newly cleaned and restored fresco is presented in all its powerful complexity. Richly illustrated with 150 magnificent full-color images - showing the painting both in its entirety and in many close-up details - the book offers an in-depth study of the work itself and of the restoration process.

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