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... : The Vatican Museums – Masterpieces

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.

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican City / yes & so much more colorful than when I saw it years ago (restoration)

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican City / yes & so much more colorful than when I saw it years ago (restoration)

Vatican City, Italy - Sistine Chapel. A Return to classical architecture (notice no pointed gothic arches). WEEK 23

Vatican City, Italy - Sistine Chapel. A Return to classical architecture (notice no pointed gothic arches). WEEK 23

Vatican Museum is a stunning building full of classical art pieces and Renaissance works as well. There is a beautiful spiral staircase in this museum too! Don't miss this place!

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Vatican Museum is a stunning building full of classical art pieces and Renaissance works as well. There is a beautiful spiral staircase in this museum too! Don't miss this place!

The magnificence that is Michelangelo.. the Pieta... Independent Vatican City,province of Rome Lazio region Italy

The magnificence that is Michelangelo.. the Pieta... Independent Vatican City,province of Rome Lazio region Italy

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican | Incredible Pictures

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

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