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Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

By: King, Ross

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 1857325


Lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: The Summons; The Conspiracy; The Warrior Pope; Penance; Painting in the Wet; The Design; The Assistants; The House of Buonarroti; The Fountains of the Great Deep; Competition; A Great Quandary; The Flaying of Marsyas; True Colors; He Shall Build the Temple of the Lord; Family Business; Laocoon; The Golden Age; The School of Athens; Forbidden Fruit; The Barbarous Multitudes; Bologna Redux; The World's Game; A New and Wonderf... View more info

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

By: King, Ross

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268600


First printing. A nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. 373 pp. In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant to begin the massive project. Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling recounts the four extraordinary years Michelangelo spent laboring over the vast ceilin... View more info

Treasures of the Vatican Collections (An Artpress Book)

By: Levy, Alan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Plume/New American Library: 1983

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1523284


First printing. 1983 Large Softcover. 191 pp. Numerous illustrations & color plates. The Vatican Museums in Viale Vaticano in Rome, inside the Vatican City, are among the greatest museums in the world, since they display works from the immense collection built up by the Roman Catholic Church throughout the centuries. Pope Julius II founded the museums in the 16th century. The Sistine Chapel and the Stanze della Segnatura decorated by Raphael are on the visitor route thro... View more info