Michelangelo (Raintree Biographies)

by Andrew Langley

Publisher: Tandem Library

Written in English
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  • Art - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction
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Open LibraryOL9428074M
ISBN 10061378166X
ISBN 109780613781664

Michelangelo - Michelangelo - The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel: The Sistine Chapel had great symbolic meaning for the papacy as the chief consecrated space in the Vatican, used for great ceremonies such as electing and inaugurating new popes. It already contained distinguished wall paintings, and Michelangelo was asked to add works for the relatively unimportant ceiling.   Although Michelangelo's Notebook is not a great book, it is an entertaining who-done-it that concentrates on Nazi art theft - one of my favorite topics for escapism. Like The da Vinci Code. Published by User, 14 years ago This is a great modern day mystery novel. This, in my opinion, has big screen potential just like Da Vinci /5(5). User Review - Flag as inappropriate It was through Condivi that we know Michelangelo's dream as a boy was to be a painter for which his father Lodovico beat him. A great new online story called Michelagelo's Puzzle is based on the conflict between Condivi and s: 1.   This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. Michelangelo had a turbulent, quarrelsome life/5(6).

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Michelangelo Buonarroti has books on Goodreads with ratings. Michelangelo Buonarroti’s most popular book is The Complete Poems of Michelangelo. In his architectural works Michelangelo defied the conventions of his time. His Laurentian Library (c), designed for the book storage purposes of Pope Leo X, was memorable for its mixture of mannerist architecture; it demonstrates Michelangelo's free approach to structural form.

Michelangelo is a nonfiction book about the great Italian painter, Michelangelo. The book begins with Michelangelo's family life as a baby.

He was sent away and lived with different people before he lived with his father again/5. Irving Stone () was born in San Francisco. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the “biographical novel,” which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures.

In these novels, Stone interspersed biography with fictional narrative on the psychology and private lives of /5(). The Agony and the Ecstasy () is a biographical novel of Michelangelo Buonarroti written by American author Irving Stone. Stone lived in Italy for years visiting many of the locations in Rome and Florence, worked in marble quarries, and apprenticed himself to a marble sculptor/5(K).

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March – 18 February ), known best as simply Michelangelo (English: / ˌ m aɪ k əl ˈ æ n dʒ ə l oʊ, ˌ m ɪ k-/), was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled Died: 18 February (aged 88), Rome, Papal.

Michelangelo Buonarroti () was a sculptor, architect, and painter of genius and a poet and writer of great accomplishment. He was born in Caprese, where his father, a Florentine nobleman, was the visiting by: 8.

Michelangelo first gained notice in his 20s for his sculptures of the Pietà () and David () and cemented his fame with the ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (–12). He was celebrated for his art’s complexity, physical realism, psychological tension, and thoughtful consideration of space, light, and shadow.

The Agony and the Ecstasy is a biographical novel of Michelangelo Buonarroti written by American author Irving Stone. Stone lived in Italy for years visiting many of the locations in Rome and Florence, worked in marble quarries, and apprenticed himself to a marble sculptor.

A primary source for the novel is Michelangelo's correspondence, all letters of which Stone had Author: Irving Stone. Michelangelo: The Painter. Publisher: Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. Drawings by Michelangelo in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, the Ashmolean Museum, the British Museum.

“A book for which the word monumental might have been coined.” — The Independent on Sunday, London “At 18 inches high, Michelangelo: Complete Works will Category: Books > Art.

The following is a list of works of painting, sculpture and architecture by the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo. Lost works are included, but not commissions that Michelangelo never made. Michelangelo also left many drawings, sketches, and some works in poetry.

2 Attributed sculpture. 4 Attributed paintings. This comprehensive book explores Michelangelo’s life and work with a richly illustrated biographical essay and a complete four-part inventory of all his paintings, sculptures, buildings, and drawings.

Full-page reproductions and enlarged details allow the reader to admire even the finest minutiae, while texts offer an in-depth profile of Category: Books > Art.

While there is a plethora of worthwhile books on Michelangelo, including those that focus in depth on a particular aspect (see Pierluigi De Vecchi and Gianluigi Colalucci's Michelangelo: The Vatican Frescoes; The Complete Works Restored, LJ 3/15/97), these sumptuous reproductions are some of the best on the : Michaelangelo.

From the acclaimed author of Brunelleschi's Dome and Leonardo and the Last Supper, the riveting story of how Michelangelo, against all odds, created the masterpiece that has ever since adorned the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel/5(28). Reception.

Reviews of Michelangelo include by Booklist that wrote "One of the most pleasing things about Stanley's books is the way her sturdy texts stand up to her strong artwork. That's particularly evident here." and the School Library Journal that stated "she (Stanley) has crafted a picture-book biography that is as readable as it is useful." Kirkus Reviews in a star review Author: Diane Stanley.

Michelangelo and Leonardo were the two great geniuses of the Italian Renaissance and this book, like the one on Leonardo, brings the full scope of the artist's achievements vividly to life." Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Michelangelo was a genius of unrivaled virtuosity.

This dependable edition traces the extraordinary depth and breadth of his work and his ascent to the elite of the Renaissance and art history with ten richly illustrated chapters covering the artist’s paintings, sculptures, and architecture with special focus on the tour de force frescoes of Category: Books > Art.

Biography. In the original Mirage comics Michelangelo was described as a hot head almost as bad as his elder brother Raphael. It was his one shot comic that. Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6,in Caprese, a town in Tuscany. His parents were Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, the podesta, or mayor, of Caprese, and Francesca di Neri, who died when Michelangelo was six.

The Buonarroti family was descended from Florentine nobility, but its financial and social positions had been seriously compromised by the time Michelangelo.

Before he even turned the age of 30, the artist Michelangelo Buonarroti (–) had already sculpted the statue of David and Pietà, two of the most famous sculptures in the canon of Western Art with his fellow Florentine Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo is one of the frontrunners for the title of the archetypal renaissance man.A sculptor, painter, engineer, and.

Ina film was made of The Agony and the Ecstasy, starring Charlton Heston as Michelangelo and Rex Harrison as Pope Julius II. Stone's book The Greek Treasure was the basis for the German television production Der geheimnisvolle Schatz von Troja.

Michelangelo is an interesting look into the life of Renaissance superstar artist, Michelangelo Buonarroti from birth to death. Born in Italy March 6,Michelangelo was destined to become an artist and knew this is what he wanted from a young age.5/5(5).

There are quite a few ways of approaching Michelangelo through the studies and biographies published since the very first works done during his lifetime. One simple way to start looking at his life is by reading the section of Vasari’s LIVES OF TH.

Michelangelo, God’s Architect is the first book to tell the full story of Michelangelo’s final two decades, when the peerless artist refashioned himself into the master architect of St.

Peter’s Basilica and other major buildings. When the Pope handed Michelangelo control of the St. Peter’s project init was a study in. Michelangelo,Time Life, Books Movies Music, Books, Art & Photography, Art History, Vintage Book,Color Illustrations, booksvintage 5 out of 5 stars () $ Free shipping Favorite.

The Creation of Adam, by Michelangelo Courtesy of : Of all the marvelous images that crowd the immense complex of the Sistine Ceiling, The Creation of Adam is undoubtedly the one which has most deeply impressed posterity. No wonder, for here we are given a single overwhelming vision of the sublimity of God and the potential.

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This life of Michelangelo is published in France in the series called "Les Maîtres de l'Art," and is here translated into English for the first time.The Michelangelo is a 4 Star Deluxe, 4 Diamond hotel, represented worldwide by the Preferred Hotels Group. Authentic Italian flair throughout every facet of its operation, service and presentation, The Michelangelo is a truly unique hotel reminiscent of an Italian Villa/10().

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