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Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel: 1 November 1512

All Saint’s Day, 1 November 1512:  As Pope Julius II and his cardinals process into the chapel, all – with the exception of the pope who has seen the work in progress – are dumbfounded by the overwhelmingly “human” narrative … Continue reading

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The Ragusa Pietà and the Cavalieri Crucifixion: the “Lost Michelangelos” are back in Rome

Il Rinascimento a Roma – The Renaissance in Rome: this new exhibition at Palazzo Sciarra opened today and will run until 12 February.  Among other paintings rarely seen side by side – they have come from other museums in Italy, … Continue reading

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