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Sculptures of Michelangelo

Michelangelo.

Sculptures of Michelangelo

by Michelangelo.

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English


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StatementMichelangelo.
The Physical Object
Pagination145p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19761509M

  With an engaging text by renowned Michelangelo scholar William E. Wallace, Michelangelo: The Complete Sculpture, Painting, Architecture brings together in one exquisite volume the powerful sculptures, the awe-inspiring paintings, and the classical architectural works of one of the greatest artists of all time. Including everything from his sculptures Pietàs and Author: Michaelangelo.   Michelangelo book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Much has been written about the paintings and sculptures of Michelangel /5.

“A book for which the word monumental might have been coined.” — The Independent on Sunday, London “At 18 inches high, Michelangelo: Complete Works will Category: Books > Art. Before he even turned the age of 30, the artist Michelangelo Buonarroti (–) had already sculpted the statue of David and Pietà, two of the most famous sculptures in the canon of Western Art with his fellow Florentine Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo is one of the frontrunners for the title of the archetypal renaissance man.A sculptor, painter, engineer, .

  Wallace has devoted considerable time in his study of Michelangelo’s work — his book “Michelangelo: The Complete Sculpture, Painting, Architecture” is a very good illustrated companion to the biography. There are a lot of “classic” biographies I would avoid. Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6, , in Caprese, a town in Tuscany. His parents were Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, the podesta, or mayor, of Caprese, and Francesca di Neri, who died when Michelangelo was six. The Buonarroti family was descended from Florentine nobility, but its financial and social positions had been seriously compromised by the time Michelangelo .


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With an engaging text by renowned Michelangelo scholar William E. Wallace, Michelangelo: The Complete Sculpture, Painting, Architecture brings together in one exquisite volume the powerful sculptures, the awe-inspiring paintings, and the classical architectural works of one of the greatest artists of all time.

Including everything from his sculptures Pietàs and David to his beautiful paintings of the Sistine Chapel and the Doni Tondo, the book Cited by: 3. Before reaching the tender age of 30, Michelangelo Buonarroti (–) had already sculpted Pietà and David, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art.

As a sculptor, painter, draftsman, and architect, the achievements of this Italian master are unique―no artist before or after him has ever produced such a vast, multifaceted, and wide-ranging œuvre/5(55).

The Sculptures of Michelangelo (Phaidon edition) by Michelangelo Buonarroti Hardcover – Manufacturer: Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 6, results for Books: Sculptures of Michelangelo book Skip to main search results. Very Good, Owner's Inscription x cms, pp, b/w Illusts Very Good Hard Cover This book was the first to reproduce details of every one of Michelangelo's sculptures and Goldscheider's introduction shows how posterity has 'regarded the value of Michelangelo's sculptures'.

From the Sculptures of Michelangelo book Cover. This splendid work was first published in and remains a classic of the literature on Michelangelo. It continues to be the only volume that contains illustrations of all the master's work excluding his drawings/5(21).

To come nearer to the work of Michelangelo, the greatest sculptor of his millenary--that is what has been attempted in this volume. Natural sight is set against scientific sifting, ocular perception against the experience of historical and critical conceptions.

Michelangelo also produced three other sculptures which were very much related with this one, namely The Deposition, Rondanini Pieta and also Palestrina Pieta. This sculpture is now on show at St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, and is well worth a visit. 46 rows  The following is a list of works of painting, sculpture and architecture by the Italian.

Michelangelo made only one figure for the tomb, Moses, his last major sculpture. The artist made the statue from a block of marble deemed unmalleable by earlier sculptors; his final product conveys his own skill for demonstration of mass within stone and a.

The book made Michelangelo and his times really come alive for me. I feel like I personally know, like and respect Michelangelo as a person. He was so recognizably human with family issues, rivalries, loyal friends, treacherous friends and, above all this fierce driving passion for his art, especially sculpture/5(K).

Michelangelo was an apprentice to a painter before studying in the sculpture gardens of the powerful Medici family. What followed was a remarkable career as an artist, famed in his own time for. Michelangelo first gained notice in his 20s for his sculptures of the Pietà () and David () and cemented his fame with the ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (–12).

He was celebrated for his art’s complexity, physical realism, psychological tension, and thoughtful consideration of space, light, and shadow.

"Michelangelo: Master of the Italian Renaissance" is part of the subperb Masters of Art series that was re-published in the United States. The series was originally published in Italy and characteristic of Italian children's books feautured outstanding illustrations. Simone Boni and L.R.5/5(9).

The Letters of Michelangelo Translated from the original Tuscan, edited and annotated in Two volumes [vol 1: ; vol 2: ]. Ramsden Hardcover. Before reaching the tender age of 30, Michelangelo Buonarroti (–) had already sculpted Pietà and David, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of ry: Books > Art.

Michelangelo Sculptures: The Medici Chapel Statues. San Lorenzo, Florence. This monumental work was a combination of Michelangelo's skills in architecture and sculpture. It had long been an ambition of the artist to utilise these skills within the same artistic framework and his work in the Medici Chapel realised that ambition.

Complete Works of Michelangelo book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The ‘Divine’ sculptor, painter, architect, poet and e /5.

This comprehensive book explores Michelangelo’s life and work with a richly illustrated biographical essay and a complete four-part inventory of all his paintings, sculptures, buildings, and drawings.

Full-page reproductions and enlarged details allow the reader to admire even the finest minutiae, while texts offer an in-depth profile of Category: Books > Art. Michelangelo Sculptures. Click here for the Gallery of Michelangelo Sculptures. Michelangelo is one of the most famous sculptors in the history of art.

He trained as a fresco painter yet most of his early works were sculptural. He viewed sculpture as an art of taking away rather than an art of adding to such as the art of painting.

The sculpture has all the traditional attributes, a vine wreath, a cup of wine and a fawn, but Michelangelo ingested an air of reality into the subject, depicting him with bleary eyes, a swollen bladder and a stance that suggests he is unsteady on his : 18 February (aged 88), Rome, Papal .Looking for books by Michelangelo Buonarroti?

See all books authored by Michelangelo Buonarroti, including Michelangelo Life Drawings (Dover Art Library), and Michelangelo Life, Letters, and Poetry, and more on   This comprehensive book explores Michelangelo's life and work with a richly illustrated biographical essay, and a complete four-part inventory of his paintings, sculptures, buildings and drawings.