Michelangelo Buonarroti
11th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Buonarroti Comments Off on Timeline of Michelangelo’s Life Work

1475 … Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6 in Caprese, a village near Florence, during his father’s short term as mayor and local magistrate. The family soon returns to Florence. The infant Michelangelo is placed in the care of a foster-mother in a town five miles from Florence. His mother dies when he is […]

9th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Buonarroti Comments Off on Insightsful Facts about Michelangelo

Insightful Facts about Michelangelo by Laura C. Johnson He lived to be 89 years old. Life expectancy during his time was 43 years. Michelangelo did not lie on his back when painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling. He stood. He was involved in a fraud when one of his statues (The Cupid) was almost passed off […]

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