Michelangelo Summary
Elizabeth Ripley

Everything you need to understand or teach Michelangelo by Elizabeth Ripley.

  • Michelangelo Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Biographies
  • 3 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • ...and more

Michelangelo Summary

Michelangelo is widely recognized as one of the greatest artists of all time. A preeminent sculptor of the early sixteenth century, he also painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling and was the principal architect of St. Peter's in Rome.

Michelangelo embodied the ideals of the Italian Renaissance with his breadth of achievement and his artistic integration of classical forms and deeply religious themes. The Michelangelo portrayed in Ripley's biography, however, is not like the...

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Michelangelo Short Guide