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Michelangelo Buonarroti painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. He completed his work in October 1512. The Sistine Chapel's ceiling originally featured a starry sky painted by Pier Matteo d'Amelia in the 1470s. More »

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The Sistine Chapel is in Vatican City, a sovereign state located inside Rome, Italy. Erected between 1473 and 1481, the Sistine Chapel hosts a series of impressive frescoes by Michelangelo, Perugino, Botticelli and other... More »

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A 3D, virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel is available online at Vatican.com. From the home page, navigate to the bottom of the page, and select The Sistine Chapel from the list of Vatican-operated locations. On the subse... More »

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The Sistine Chapel is in Vatican City, a sovereign state located inside Rome, Italy. Erected between 1473 and 1481, the Sistine Chapel hosts a series of impressive frescoes by Michelangelo, Perugino, Botticelli and other... More »

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Michelangelo Buonarroti created numerous masterpieces that had a part in defining Western civilization and that have been admired and studied for centuries. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest artists who e... More »

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A 3D, virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel is available online at Vatican.com. From the home page, navigate to the bottom of the page, and select The Sistine Chapel from the list of Vatican-operated locations. On the subse... More »

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Ceiling painting techniques are usually either categorized as decorative painting or faux finish painting. Decorative painting methods include glazing, painting clouds, using stencils and gilding. Popular faux finish pai... More »

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