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Michelangelo's "Last Judgment"

Author: Marcia B Hall
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Masterpieces of Western painting.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Michelangelo's Last Judgment was the most criticized and discussed painting of the sixteenth century. The subject of the Last Judgment has been a barometer throughout history of cultural mood. It can be interpreted, as Michelangelo did, as the moment when mortals attain eternal bliss or, in more unsettled times, as the terrifying moment when we face the justice of the Lord and are found wanting. This book explores  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michel-Ange
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia B Hall
ISBN: 0521780020 9780521780025 0521783682 9780521783682
OCLC Number: 55229124
Description: xiii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Marcia B. Hall --
"Nothing else happening" : Michelangelo between Rome and Florence / William E. Wallace --
The historical and religious circumstances of the Last Judgment / Thomas F. Mayer --
Michelangelo's Last Judgment as resurrection of the body : the hidden clue / Marcia B. Hall --
Painting, criticism, and Michelangelo's Last Judgment in the age of the Counter-Reformation / Melinda Schlitt --
A ceremonial ensemble : Michelangelo's Last Judgment and the Cappella Paolina frescoes / Margaret A. Kuntz.
Series Title: Masterpieces of Western painting.
Responsibility: edited by Marcia B. Hall.
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