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The Resource Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel, Andrew Graham-Dixon

Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel, Andrew Graham-Dixon

Label
Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel
Title
Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his new study of Michelangelo's work in the Sistine Chapel, Andrew Graham-Dixon tells the fascinating human story behind its creation. He analyses its many layers of meaning and teases out the multitude of ambiguities that lurk within its imagery of timeless magnificence
Summary
Dazzling commentary on Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel paintings - an essential companion to one of the artistic wonders of the world
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
308258
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham-Dixon, Andrew
Dewey number
759.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1475-1564
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Michelangelo Buonarroti
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance
  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
  • Whitman College
Target audience
adult
Label
Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel, Andrew Graham-Dixon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Herman Graf book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Michelangelo Buonarroti and his the Sistine Chapel ceiling -- I. The Genesis cycle, first triad -- II. The Genesis cycle, second triad -- III. The Genesis cycle, last triad -- IV. The four spandrel paintings -- V. The imaginary architecture, the bronze figures, the ignudi -- VI . The ancestors of Christ -- VII. The prophets and sibyls -- The Last Judgement, and other endings -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Illustration acknowledgements -- Index -- The Genesis cycle. 1. The separation of light and darkness -- 2. The creation of the sun, moon and plants -- 3. The creation of life in the waters -- 4. The creation of Adam -- 5. The creation of Eve -- 6. The temptation and expulsion from Paradise -- 7. The deluge -- 8. The sacrifice of Noah -- 9. The drunkenness of Noah -- The spandrel paintings -- The prophets and sibyls -- 10. David and Goliath -- 11. Judith and Holofernes -- 12. The Death of Haman -- 13. The brazen serpent -- 14. Libyan Sibyl -- 15. Daniel -- 16. Cumaean Sibyl -- 17. Isaiah -- 18. Delphic Sibyl -- 19. Zechariah -- 20. Joel -- 21. Erythraean Sibyl -- 22. Ezekiel -- 23. Persian Sibyl -- 24. Jeremiah
Control code
ocn236314480
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 207 pages
Isbn
9781602393684
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008036409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)236314480
Label
Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel, Andrew Graham-Dixon
Publication
Note
"A Herman Graf book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Michelangelo Buonarroti and his the Sistine Chapel ceiling -- I. The Genesis cycle, first triad -- II. The Genesis cycle, second triad -- III. The Genesis cycle, last triad -- IV. The four spandrel paintings -- V. The imaginary architecture, the bronze figures, the ignudi -- VI . The ancestors of Christ -- VII. The prophets and sibyls -- The Last Judgement, and other endings -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Illustration acknowledgements -- Index -- The Genesis cycle. 1. The separation of light and darkness -- 2. The creation of the sun, moon and plants -- 3. The creation of life in the waters -- 4. The creation of Adam -- 5. The creation of Eve -- 6. The temptation and expulsion from Paradise -- 7. The deluge -- 8. The sacrifice of Noah -- 9. The drunkenness of Noah -- The spandrel paintings -- The prophets and sibyls -- 10. David and Goliath -- 11. Judith and Holofernes -- 12. The Death of Haman -- 13. The brazen serpent -- 14. Libyan Sibyl -- 15. Daniel -- 16. Cumaean Sibyl -- 17. Isaiah -- 18. Delphic Sibyl -- 19. Zechariah -- 20. Joel -- 21. Erythraean Sibyl -- 22. Ezekiel -- 23. Persian Sibyl -- 24. Jeremiah
Control code
ocn236314480
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 207 pages
Isbn
9781602393684
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008036409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)236314480

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