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, 1964. 500th DEATH ANNIVERSARY
BURUNDI, 1975. 500th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
PARAGUAY, 1975. 500th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY.
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Background: Madonna of the Stairs, the first sculpture of Michelangelo.