The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/The-Measure-of-Genius-Michelangelos-Sistine-Chapel-at-500.html

The Measure of Genius: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at 500

The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/The-Measure-of-Genius-Michelangelos-Sistine-Chapel-at-500.html

Michael Angelo....such an amazing artist....This is probably one of my favorites...

Michael Angelo....such an amazing artist....This is probably one of my favorites...

Partial Photo of  The Creation of Adam: By Michelangelo on the ceiling of the Vatican.

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Partial Photo of The Creation of Adam: By Michelangelo on the ceiling of the Vatican.

Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

Sistine Chapel Ceiling:   The panel showing the creation of man is probably the best-known scene in the famous fresco by Michelangelo on the ceiling the Sistine Chapel.  4 of 53  PreviousNext

Painting Exhibition: Vincent van Gogh and Expressionism

Sistine Chapel Ceiling: The panel showing the creation of man is probably the best-known scene in the famous fresco by Michelangelo on the ceiling the Sistine Chapel. 4 of 53 PreviousNext

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican City / yes & so much more colorful than when I saw it years ago (restoration)

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican City / yes & so much more colorful than when I saw it years ago (restoration)

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