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Bust of Giuliano De’ Medici
11th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Sculptures Comments Off on Bust of Giuliano De’ Medici

Bust of Giuliano De’ Medici (1519; height 25 ½ inches) In 1519, Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Leo X and his cousin, Cardinal Giulio de Medici (later Pope Clement VII), to create the marble portraits of Lorenzo and Giuliano de Medici for the family’s Chapel San Lorenzo in Florence. This New Sacristy was the symmetrical […]

Bust of Lorenzo De’ Medici
9th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Sculptures Comments Off on Bust of Lorenzo De’ Medici

In 1519, Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Leo X and his cousin, Cardinal Giulio de Medici (later Pope Clement VII), to create the marble portraits of Lorenzo and Giuliano de Medici for the family’s Chapel San Lorenzo in Florence. This New Sacristy was the symmetrical counterpart to the Old Sacristy, constructed by Brunelleschi a hundred […]

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