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Michelangelo: A Life on Paper

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Michelangelo is best known for great artistic achievements such as the Sistine ceiling, the "David," the "Pieta," and the dome of St. Peter's. Yet throughout his seventy-five year career, he was engaged in another artistic act that until now has been largely overlooked: he not only filled hundreds of sheets of paper with exquisite drawings, sketches, and doodles, but also, ...more
Hardcover, 366 pages
Published December 1st 2010 by Princeton University Press (first published November 16th 2010)
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Ken
Apr 10, 2011 Ken rated it really liked it

Michelangelo's drawings, letters, memos, small sketches, instructions to his assistants, marginalia, notes to himself - and poems!

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