Published on January 10, 2008
Michelangelo Buonarroti : Michelangelo Buonarroti Presented By Jeffrey Love Slide2: Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475. He Was Born In Caprese, Italy. Birth / Birthplace Death: Death Died February 18, 1564, in Rome , Italy. This same year Galileo and William Shakespeare were born. Facts about growing up: Facts about growing up At 12, he became an apprentice to Domenico Ghirlandaio. Studied sculpture under a student of Donatello. Invited to Florence by Lorenzo d’Medici, where he studied Anatomy. At 23, recognized as a great sculptor. Family Life: Family Life Son of local minor Florentine official,and farmer. Mother dies in 1481, when Michelangelo was 6 years old. Father remarries in 1485. Obstacles Overcome: Obstacles Overcome Michelangelo’s father wanted him to become a Florentine banker or merchant, not an artist. An artist was considered a lowly job. His dad arranges for him to study under Ghirlandaio. Style of Art: Style of Art Marble Sculptures. Painting. Architecture. Poetry. Medium: Medium Marble, for sculpting. Chalk and ink sketches. Various types of medium was used for his paintings. City hall walls. Sistine Chapel domed ceiling, and altar wall. Wood for tempera paintings. Significant Works of Art: Significant Works of Art Major Influences: Major Influences Domenico Ghrilandaio Lorenzo d’Medici Donatello’s Student Lenardo da Vinci Resources: Resources http://hlla.com/reference/michelangelo.html http://thais.it/scultura/michelan.htm http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/projects/mic http://sunsite.unc.edu/wm/paint/auth/michelan Classic to Contemporary, T.S. Denison & Co. , Inc. http://www.christusrex.org/www1/sistine/0-Tour.html http://www.anselm.edu/homepage/dbanach/mich.h Resources: Resources http://www.artcylopedia.com/artist/michelan http://www.artchive.com/artchive/ftptoc/miche http://www.mega.it/eng/egui/pers/micboun.htm http://hlla.com/reference/mb-bio.html http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/michelangelo/ http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/compass/ixbin/hixclient.exe?_IXDB_=compass&_IXF...