Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican | Incredible Pictures

Painting the ceiling this weekend? Spare a thought for the man who created the Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel ceiling layout. Source: Wikipedia, TTaylor.<br />Copy and paste the follwing link to enlarge to high resolution and get full legend: http://culturaltravelguide.com/uploadfiles/sistine-chapel-ceiling-layout.jpg

Sistine Chapel ceiling layout. Source: Wikipedia, TTaylor.<br />Copy and paste the follwing link to enlarge to high resolution and get full legend: http://culturaltravelguide.com/uploadfiles/sistine-chapel-ceiling-layout.jpg

Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

Sistine Chapel- Rome Italy. Simply breathtaking . I got to view the Sistine Chapel, August 20, 2013. It is truly a treasure.

Sistine Chapel- Rome Italy. Simply breathtaking . I got to view the Sistine Chapel, August 20, 2013. It is truly a treasure.

MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI - (1475 - 1564) - Sistine Chapel - Ceiling  #michelangelo #paintings #art

MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI - (1475 - 1564) - Sistine Chapel - Ceiling #michelangelo #paintings #art

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