The Sixtine Chapel

Vatican City, 1964. Self-portrait

Michelangelo Buonarotti (1475-1564). Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. The Sixtine Chapel in Vatican is his story of  Creation.

Vatican City, 1964. Delphic Sybil

VATICAN, 1964. 500th DEATH ANNIVERSARY

Vatican City, 1964. Prophet Joel Vatican City, 1964. Prophet Isaia Vatican City, 1964. Prophet Jeremiah

BURUNDI, 1975. 500th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Zacharia, Joel Prophet Isaiah, Delphic Sybil
Jonah, Libyan Sybil Prophet Isaia, Delphic Sybil
Persian Sybil, Prophet Jeremiah Erythrean Sybil, Prophet Ezekiel

PARAGUAY, 1975. 500th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Eve Adam Delphic Sybil Libyan Sybil
Adam and Eve God, The Creator Eve

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Related link: Michelangelo, WebMuseum

Background: Madonna of the Stairs, the first sculpture of Michelangelo.

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