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The ‘Divine’ sculptor, painter, architect, poet and engineer, Michelangelo Buonarroti exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art, producing masterpieces that rank among the most famous in existence. Delphi’s groundbreaking ‘Masters of Art Series’ presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing digital readers to explore the works of the world’s greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents the complete works of Michelangelo in all mediums, with concise introductions, hundreds of high quality images and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* The complete paintings of Michelangelo — over 400 images, fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order

* Includes reproductions of rare works

* The complete ceiling and wall frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, fully indexed

* Insightful introductions, giving valuable contextual information on all the paintings and sculptures 

* Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore Michelangelo’s celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books

* Hundreds of images in stunning colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders

* Rare attributed works

* Also includes Michelangelo's architectural, poetical and drawing works

* Easily locate the works you want to view

* Features three bonus biographies, including Vasari’s legendary work - discover Michelangelo's artistic and personal life

* Scholarly ordering of plates into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Paintings

THE TORMENT OF ST. ANTHONY

MADONNA AND CHILD WITH ST. JOHN AND ANGELS

THE ENTOMBMENT

DONI TONDO: THE HOLY FAMILY

THE BATTLE OF CASCINA

SISTINE CHAPEL CEILING

TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE SISTINE CHAPEL CEILING ‘DETAIL’ IMAGES

THE LAST JUDGMENT

LEDA AND THE SWAN

THE CONVERSION OF SAUL

THE CRUCIFIXION OF ST. PETER


The Sculptures

MADONNA OF THE STAIRS

BATTLE OF THE CENTAURS

CRUCIFIXES

STATUES FOR THE ‘ARCA DI SAN DOMENICO’

BACCHUS

PIETÀ

DAVID

MADONNA OF BRUGES

PICCOLOMINI ALTARPIECE

TONDO PITTI

TADDEI TONDO

ST. MATTHEW

TOMB OF POPE JULIUS II

REBELLIOUS SLAVE

DYING SLAVE

OTHER SLAVE STATUES

THE GENIUS OF VICTORY

TOMB OF GIULIANO DE’ MEDICI

TOMB OF LORENZO DE’ MEDICI

APOLLO-DAVID

CROUCHING BOY

CRISTO DELLA MINERVA

BRUTUS

FLORENTINE PIETÀ

RONDANINI PIETÀ

ATTRIBUTED SCULPTURES


The Architecture

LIST OF ARCHITECTURAL WORKS


The Drawings

LIST OF DRAWINGS


The Poetry

ESSAY ON THE POETRY OF MICHELANGELO by Walter Pater

THE SONNETS OF MICHAELANGELO BUONARROTI


The Biographies

LIFE OF MICHELAGNOLO BUONARROTI by Giorgio Vasari

MICHELANGELO by Romain Rolland

THE LIFE OF MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI by John Addington Symonds


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GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2014
December 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
2,819
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
171
MB

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