Presents selections from Michelangelo's writings, a critical look at his life and work, and reproductions of his greatest works.Michelangeloa#39;s life-size Pieta, 1500, carved from a single block of marble, marks the apex of High Renaissance sculpture. later in his gigantic David, ... The tradition of the pieta as an art form can be traced back to the northern European Vesperbild, whose naturalistic appearance was intended to appeal ... Even the expressive drapery that reflects the feelings of the figures is influenced by him and by the northern tradition. ... One of the sources of inspiration for Michelangeloa#39;s David was.
|Author||:||Georgia Illetschko, Michelangelo Buonarroti|
|Publisher||:||Prestel Pub - 2004-04|