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Michelangelo was a painter, architect, sculptor, engineer and poet during the Italian Renaissance. He is famous for works such as the David, Pieta, The Last Judgment painting and depictions of scenes from the book of Gen... More »

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Michelangelo Buonarroti was an Italian Renaissance artist whose legacy resides in his most famous works: the "Pieta," "Moses" and "David" sculptures. He is renowned for his painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel i... More »

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Michelangelo was a famous artist from the Renaissance period whose works include sculptures and paintings. His "David" and the "Piet??????" are his two most famous sculptures. His paintings include the ceiling of the Sis... More »

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Although Michelangelo is famous for his versatility and genius as a painter, sculptor, poet and architect, he was not an inventor, unlike fellow Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. Due to the awe-inspiring intensity of... More »

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Michelangelo was an Italian painter, sculptor and architect of the Renaissance period who contributed a great deal to art, particularly his David and Pietà sculptures, as well as the Sistine Chapel ceiling painting. Mich... More »

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Leonardo da Vinci was a painter, theorist, sculptor and artist who became famous for his works that included "Leda and the Swan," "The Last Supper," "Mona Lisa" and "Virgin of the Rocks." His achievements made him a lead... 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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