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The Resource Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling, Ross King

Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling, Ross King

Label
Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling
Title
Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling
Statement of responsibility
Ross King
Title variation
Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary ... Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo Buonarroti to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel in Rome. [This book] recounts the ... story of the four ... years [Michelangelo] spent laboring over the twelve thousand square feet of the ... ceiling while the power politics and personal rivalries [of Rome battled around him]
Summary
Recounts Michelangelo's creation of his masterpiece, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from his commission from Pope Julius II, through the artist's four years of work, to the final acclaim at the paintings' 1512 unveiling
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2004.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155532
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Ross
Dewey number
759.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ND623.B9
LC item number
K55 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
  • Michelangelo <Buonarroti>
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance
  • Italy
  • Art appreciation
  • Contemporaries
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance
  • Italy
  • Vatican City
  • Plafondschilderingen
  • Sixtijnse Kapel (gebouw)
  • Malerei
Target audience
adult
Label
Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling, Ross King
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summons -- Conspiracy -- Warrior pope -- Penance -- Painting in the wet -- Design -- Assistants -- House of Buonarroti -- Fountains of the great deep -- Competition -- Great Quandary -- Flaying of Marsyas -- True colors -- He shall build the temple of the Lord -- Family business -- Laocoon -- Golden age -- School of Athens -- Forbidden fruit -- Barbarous multitudes -- Bologna redux -- World's game -- New and wonderful manner of painting -- First and Supreme Creator -- Expulsion of Heliodorus -- Monster of Ravenna -- Many strange forms -- Armor of faith and the sword of light -- Il Pensieroso -- In evil plight -- Final touches -- Epilogue: the language of the gods
Control code
ocm50961024
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
373 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780802713957
Lccn
2002038074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
  • BRO-cust20030305-tam
  • BRO-cust20030313-aef
  • BRO-cust20030318-tam
System control number
(OCoLC)50961024
Label
Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling, Ross King
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summons -- Conspiracy -- Warrior pope -- Penance -- Painting in the wet -- Design -- Assistants -- House of Buonarroti -- Fountains of the great deep -- Competition -- Great Quandary -- Flaying of Marsyas -- True colors -- He shall build the temple of the Lord -- Family business -- Laocoon -- Golden age -- School of Athens -- Forbidden fruit -- Barbarous multitudes -- Bologna redux -- World's game -- New and wonderful manner of painting -- First and Supreme Creator -- Expulsion of Heliodorus -- Monster of Ravenna -- Many strange forms -- Armor of faith and the sword of light -- Il Pensieroso -- In evil plight -- Final touches -- Epilogue: the language of the gods
Control code
ocm50961024
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
373 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780802713957
Lccn
2002038074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
  • BRO-cust20030305-tam
  • BRO-cust20030313-aef
  • BRO-cust20030318-tam
System control number
(OCoLC)50961024

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