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Michelangelo

Author: Gabriella Di Cagno; Simone Boni; L R Galante; Susan Ashley
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Oliver Press, ©2008.
Series: Art masters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late fifteenth century, the palace of Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of Florence, was a meeting place of intellectuals, writers, philosophers, and artists. Among them was the talented young Michelangelo, soon to rank with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael as one of the giants of the Renaissance. This book tells of Michelangelo's training in the workshop of Ghirlandaio, his fascination with the frescoes of Giotto  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Literature
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriella Di Cagno; Simone Boni; L R Galante; Susan Ashley
ISBN: 9781934545010 1934545015
OCLC Number: 213812679
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Contemporaries --
Sculpture --
Drawing --
Painting --
In Lorenzo's garden --
Battle of the Centaurs --
Savonarola --
Architecture --
Bacchus --
The republic --
David --
Unfinished works --
Classical Rome --
The Doni Tondo --
Papal Rome --
A tomb for Julius II --
Fresco painting --
Subjects for the Sistine ceiling --
The structure of the Sistine ceiling --
San Lorenzo --
The Medici tombs --
Fortifications --
Return of the Medici --
Theater and literature --
The last judgment --
Michelangelo in Rome --
St. Peter's --
Pietàs Michelangelo's legacy --
Time line, Glossary, and web sites --
List of works included.
Series Title: Art masters.
Other Titles: Michelangelo.
Responsibility: Gabriella Di Cagno ; illustrated by Simone Boni, L.R. Galante ; [English translation, Susan Ashley].

Abstract:

In the late fifteenth century, the palace of Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of Florence, was a meeting place of intellectuals, writers, philosophers, and artists. Among them was the talented young Michelangelo, soon to rank with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael as one of the giants of the Renaissance. This book tells of Michelangelo's training in the workshop of Ghirlandaio, his fascination with the frescoes of Giotto and Masaccio, and the development of his lifelong passion for sculpture.

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