Michelangelo. Complete Works

July 30, 2014|
Michelangelo. Complete Works by Frank Zöllner
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Before reaching the age of 30, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) had already sculpted David and Pietà, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. As a sculptor, painter, draftsman, and architect, the achievements of this Italian master are unique-since before his time and until today, no artist has ever produced such a vast, multifaceted, and wide-ranging oeuvre.

This comprehensive book explores Michelangelo''s life and work with a richly illustrated biographical essay and a complete four-part inventory of all his paintings, sculptures, buildings, and drawings. Full-page reproductions and enlarged details allow the reader to admire even the finest minutiae, while texts offer an in-depth profile of Michelangelo''s personality and circumstances-spanning his solitary nature, his thirst for money and commissions, his immense wealth, and his skill as a property investor. We also tackle the controversial issue of the attribution of Michelangelo drawings, an area in which decisions continue to be steered by the private interests of the art market and major collections.

Commemorating the 450th anniversary of his death, this is the definitive work about Michelangelo for generations to come.

Frank Zöllner wrote his doctoral thesis on motifs originating from Antiquity in the history of art and architecture of the Medieval and Renaissance periods (1987). He is also the author of a postdoctoral treatise on motion and expression in the art of Leonardo da Vinci, published in 2010. He has published numerous works on...
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Title:Michelangelo. Complete Works
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:736 pages, 14.65 X 9.65 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:736 pages, 14.65 X 9.65 X 0.98 in
Published:July 30, 2014
Publisher:Taschen
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783836539357

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