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The Agony and the Ecstasy Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book Nine Summary

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Book Nine Summary

Not knowing what else to do, Michelangelo works. He has a contract for a single piece, a Risen Christ for Metello Vari, so he works on that. He wants to close the shop that his brothers cannot run, but it would cause them to lose their merchant standing within the community. Without the shop, they would obviously be living off their brother, which they were, but they do not want to announce that fact to the rest of the world. Lodovico is ill and the medical bills are sent to Michelangelo. He is the support of his family, yet he has little income. Everyone in his family seems to think he is made of money. If he tries to tell them otherwise, they think he is lying.

He takes small commissions while he works on Julius' tomb. Unembarrassed by the fact that he did not...

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