The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel

Its History and Masterpieces

Book - 2000
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Carson Dellosa Pub Co Inc
The Sistine Chapel is one of the most important places for the Christian faith and for the entire history of art. This beautiful book tells the complete story of the chapel through detailed text and gorgeous, full-color spreads. Reproductions of the chapel's artistic splendor are prominently featured, including paintings, sculptures, and even Michelangelo's blueprints. Lively illustrations and cutaways depict the construction of the chapel, the Florentine workshop, and Michelangelo's painstaking method for creating the glorious ceiling. The contributions of everyone involved in this monumental feat - from Pope Sixtus IV and Julius II to Botticelli and Michelangelo - are documented in this fascinating blend of art and history.

•Clear, descriptive text and lush, full-color illustrations on every page.

•Logical, chronological presentation of the progression of the chapel's masterpieces, from conceptualization through restoration.

•Detailed, yet engaging discussions of techniques, symbolism, and interpretations.

Baker & Taylor
Offers information about the painting that decorates the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the artist who created the masterpiece.

McGraw Hill
The Sistine Chapel is one of the most important places for the Christian faith and for the entire history of art. This beautiful book tells the complete story of the chapel through detailed text and gorgeous, full-color spreads. Reproductions of the chapel's artistic splendor are prominently featured, including paintings, sculptures, and even Michelangelo's blueprints. Lively illustrations and cutaways depict the construction of the chapel, the Florentine workshop, and Michelangelo's painstaking method for creating the glorious ceiling. The contributions of everyone involved in this monumental feat - from Pope Sixtus IV and Julius II to Botticelli and Michelangelo - are documented in this fascinating blend of art and history.Clear, descriptive text and lush, full-color illustrations on every page.Logical, chronological presentation of the progression of the chapel's masterpieces, from conceptualization through restoration.Detailed, yet engaging discussions of techniques, symbolism, and

Publisher: [Vatican City] : Edizioni Musei Vaticani ; New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 2000.
ISBN: 9780872266384
0872266389
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Galante, L. R.

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