commisioned to paint the sistine chapel by pope julius II
was an apprentice to
moved to the workshop of
bertoldo di giovanny
known for being
tempermental and a lot of self pity
pieta, st. Peter's basilica in rome.
most famous statue was
david, very lifelike
Pope Julius II
invited Michaelangelo to rome to build a tomb for him, pope changed his mind and put it on hold, weary of arguing and of being disappointed so he painted the ceiling in need of money, he either rclined on his back while painting or reached up until his arms were numb.
sculpted a sculpture of moses in front of the pope's tomb.
in his fifties he
returned to the sistine chapel to paint the last judgement and became a christian.
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