Sistine Chapel - Video
The masterpiece artwork of Michelangelo Buonarroti in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, set to the powerful music of Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem Mass.
Sistine Chapel
Clips from the documentary The Michelangelo Code: Lost Secrets of the Sistine Chapel by ZCZ Films. Presented by Waldemar Januszczak. Copies of the entire pro...
Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel (Latin: Sacellum Sixtinum; Italian: Cappella Sistina) is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappe...
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Apollo Citharoedus (Vatican)
Apollo Citharoedus (Cithara-playing Apollo), also known as Apollo Musagetes ("Apollo, Leader of the Muses") is a 2nd-century AD colossal marble statue of Apollo by an unknown Roman artist. It is a ma...
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Separation of Light from Darkness
The Separation of Light from Darkness is, from the perspective of the Genesis chronology, the first of nine central panels that run along the center of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling and which ...
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Prophet Jeremiah (Michelangelo)
The Prophet Jeremiah is one of the seven Old Testament prophets painted by the Italian High Renaissance master Michelangelo (c. 1542–1545) on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The Sistine Chapel is in Vatic...
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Gallery of Sistine Chapel ceiling
The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is one of the most renowned artworks of the High Renaissance. Central to the ceiling decoration are nine scenes from the Book...
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Delivery of the Keys (Perugino)
The Delivery of the Keys, or Christ Giving the Keys to St. Peter is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Pietro Perugino, executed in 1481–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome.
The...
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Descent from Mount Sinai (Sistine Chapel)
The Descent from Mount Sinai is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Cosimo Rosselli and his assistants, executed in 1481–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome.
On 27 October 1480, ...
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Vocation of the Apostles
The Vocation of the Apostles is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Domenico Ghirlandaio, executed in 1481–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome.
In 1481 a group of Florentine pai...
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Stefaneschi Triptych
The Stefaneschi Altarpiece is a triptych by the Italian medieval painter Giotto, commissioned by Cardinal Giacomo Gaetani Stefaneschi to serve as an altarpiece for one of the altars of Old St. Peter'...
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Prophet Isaiah (Michelangelo)
The Prophet Isaiah is one of the seven Old Testament prophets painted by the Italian High Renaissance master Michelangelo (c. 1542–1545) on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The Sistine Chapel is in Vatican...
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Sixtus IV Appointing Platina as Prefect of the Vatican Library
Sixtus IV Appointing Platina as Prefect of the Vatican Library is a fresco transferred to canvas by the Italian Renaissance artist Melozzo da Forlì, once decorating the Vatican Library, now housed in ...
Oddi Altarpiece (Raphael)
The Oddi Altarpiece is an altarpiece of the Coronation of the Virgin painted in 1502-1504 by the Italian Renaissance master Raphael for the altar of the Oddi family chapel in the church of San Frances...
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The Gallery of Maps
The Gallery of Maps (Italian: Galleria delle carte geografiche) is a gallery located on the west side of the Belvedere Courtyard in the Vatican containing a series of painted topographical maps of Ita...
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Quaratesi Polyptych
The Quaratesi Polyptych is a painting by the Italian late medieval painter Gentile da Fabriano, now divided between several museums.It was painted by the artist for the Quaratesi family's chapel in th...
Raphael Cartoons
The Raphael Cartoons are seven large cartoons for tapestries, belonging to the British Royal Collection but since 1865 on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, designed by the High Renais...
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Punishment of the Rebels
The Punishment of the Rebels is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli, executed in 1480–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome.
On 27 October 1480 Botticelli, togeth...
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The Trials of Moses (Botticelli)
The Trials of Moses is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli and his workshop, executed in 1481–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome.
On 27 October 1480, Botticelli...
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Decemviri Altarpiece
Decemviri Altarpiece (Italian: Pala dei Decemviri) is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Pietro Perugino, executed in 1495-1496, and housed in the Pinacoteca Vaticana in Rome.The work was co...
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Temptations of Christ (Botticelli)
The Temptations of Christ is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli, executed in 1480–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome.
On 27 October 1480 Botticelli, together w...
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Augustus of Prima Porta
Augustus of Prima Porta (Italian: Augusto di Prima Porta) is a 2.03m high marble statue of Augustus Caesar which was discovered on April 20, 1863, in the Villa of Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome. ...
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Amazon statue types
Pliny the Elder records five bronze statues of Amazons in the Artemision of Ephesus. He explains the existence of such a quantity of sculptures on the same theme in the same place by describing a 5th-...
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Discobolus
The Discobolus of Myron ("discus thrower", Greek: Δισκοβόλος, Diskobólos) is a Greek sculpture that was completed towards the end of the Severe period, circa 460-450 BC. The original Greek bronze ...
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Venus Felix (sculpture)
12°27′09.19″E / 41.9068056°N 12.4525528°E / 41.9068056; 12.4525528The Venus Felix is a sculpture of Venus and her son Cupid. It was dedicated by Sallustia and Helpidus to Ven...
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Colonna Venus
The Colonna Venus is a Roman marble copy of the lost Aphrodite of Cnidus by Praxiteles, conserved in the Museo Pio-Clementino as a part of the Vatican Museums' collections. It is now the best-known an...
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