Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

Life Dates:
1475 – 1564
Artist Biography:
Michelangelo was an Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with fellow Italian Leonardo da Vinci.

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Medici-Laurenziana Library, Florence (Veduta della Liberia Mediceo-Laurenziana)