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MICHELANGELO (1475 - 1564), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MICHELANGELO (1475 - 1564), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, architect

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 6 March 1475, in Caprese, near Arezzo; died 18 February 1564, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, architect, engineer, poet. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, nudes, portraits.

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