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Michelangelo, the Florentine

Alexander, Sidney

Michelangelo, the Florentine

a novel

by Alexander, Sidney

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, -- 1475-1564 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sidney Alexander.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination464 p.
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13537224M
    LC Control Number57010045
    OCLC/WorldCa798832

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    In this revealing look at the Florentine genius, acclaimed author George Bull traces the life and spiritual quest of Michelangelo, drawing a fuller portrait of the man himself. In all his work, Michelangelo impressed his contemporaries as a forceful personality, a divine genius endowed with terrabilita, or intense emotional by: 8. Michelangelo BUONAROTTI of Florence, Painter, Sculptor and Architect () For primary documents concerning Michelangelo's career, samples of Michelangelo's poems, and Vasari's biography of Michelangelo see the pdf on the Columbia University Art and Humanities site.

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Even as Michelangelo himself forced edges to speak more than they would, as he bent light and forced shadow to his the Florentine book, the author has wrought convolutions of language to yield up the lusty, terrible blood-baths, and the sinuous filigreed pageantry of the Renaissance.

Michelangelo, the Florentine: a Michelangelo. [Sidney Alexander] -- The strong, unpolished personality and the tumultuous times of the youn Renaissance artist are depicted. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. In this revealing look at the Florentine genius, acclaimed author George Bull traces the life and spiritual quest of Michelangelo, drawing a fuller portrait of the man himself.

In all his work, Michelangelo impressed his contemporaries as a forceful personality, a divine genius endowed with terrabilita, or intense emotional power. Often portrayed as a solitary and austere figure, he in fact enjoyed a wide Cited by: 8. This book sets out to fix that and does it well.

Coonin approaches the background history of Florence, the life of Michelangelo and how a contest to create an architectural sculpture that was not meant to be seen easily from the ground metamorphosed into the first colossal male nude since antiquity, with the resulting excitement, both positive and negative that came with it/5(34).

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The present book testifies that Florentine studies in Russian cul­ tors a long-awaited exhibition of Michelangelo drawings. Let us use You can see on the cover of this book a drawing of Michelangelo discovered only in in the concealed corridor under the NewFile Size: 1MB.

The Florentine is raising funds for From Marble to Flesh: the Biography of Michelangelo's David on Kickstarter. The captivating story of how Michelangelo's David went from a block of marble to a life-like modern icon. Michelangelo has created his Roman pieta, the greatest sculpture in modern times, and yet patrons are not lining up at his door to hire him for more commissions.

Reluctantly, he agrees to take on a project for Cardinal Piccolomini - a commission which will try the patience of both patron and artist. Michelangelo is probably my favorite artist and I have read many biographies about him over the years.

However, this book isn't really as much about Michelangelo himself as it is about his times, the artists that he dealt with, and the political as well as philosophical climate that he was working in/5. The Saint Matthew, by Michelangelo Courtesy of When Michelangelo had left for Rome slightly less than a year before, in Marchhe was still the head of a demanding commission to produce a series of sculptures: the twelve Apostles for the Florentine Cathedral, commissioned by the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore and the.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alexander, Sidney, Michelangelo, the Florentine. New York, Random House []. THE FLORENTINE PAINTER AND SCULPTOR OF HISTORY. ABOUT MICHELANGELO. Michelangelo made a career from painting and sculpting the human figure.

While most, if not all, Renaissance artists depicted the human form, Michelangelo specialized in such a way that there are few surviving examples of landscape, still life, or any imagery by his hand that.

Assault on Michelangelo. Torrigiano was born in ing to Giorgio Vasari, he was one of the group of talented youths who studied art under the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medici in Florence.

Benvenuto Cellini, reporting a conversation with Torrigiano, relates that he and Michelangelo, while both young, were copying Masaccio's frescoes in the Carmine chapel, when some slighting remark Born: NovemFlorence.

Description From Marble to Flesh. The Biography of Michelangelo’s David. Michelangelo’s David is the world’s most famous statue, a universal symbol of Florence and of Italy. Hailed as the epitome of Renaissance art, the David has inspired contemporary artists from Warhol to Banksy and has been reproduced in life-size copies all over the globe.

Why does a year-old statue of a. The story of Michelangelo’s David begins long before Michelangelo ever set chisel to stone. The gigantic block of Carrara marble that was to become the David was quarried more than half a century before anyone saw the statue set up in Florence’s piazza della Signoria.

And in between, there’s a litany of contracts, artists and projects in different media while the patrons, the Operai del Duomo. The Deposition (also called the Bandini Pietà or The Lamentation over the Dead Christ) is a marble sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance master Michelangelo.

The sculpture, on which Michelangelo worked between anddepicts four figures: the dead body of Jesus Christ, newly taken down from the Cross, Nicodemus (or possibly Joseph of Arimathea), Mary Magdalene and the Virgin : Michelangelo. The Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana or BML) is a historic library in Florence, Italy, containing more t manuscripts and 4, early printed books.

Built in a cloister of the Medicean Basilica di San Lorenzo di Firenze under the patronage of the Medici pope Clement VII, the library was built to emphasize that the Medici were no longer merchants but members of.Michelangelo, with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, is one of the three giants of the Florentine High Renaissance.

Although their names are often cited together, Michelangelo was younger than Leonardo by 23 years, and older than Raphael by : 18 February (aged 88), Rome, Papal. Michelangelo never lived in their house, but, inthe master’s grand-nephew, Michelangelo the Younger, expanded the original building according to Michelangelo’s designs.

Rosina gathered documents, contracts, letters, poems and any written memorabilia by Michelangelo and his family into volumes.