Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times / Edition 1

Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times / Edition 1

by William E. Wallace
     
 

In this vividly written biography, William E. Wallace offers a substantially new view of Michelangelo.See more details below

Overview

In this vividly written biography, William E. Wallace offers a substantially new view of Michelangelo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521111997
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/12/2009
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

An internationally recognized authority on Michelangelo, William E. Wallace is the Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History at Washington University, St Louis. He has received fellowships from Villa I Tatti, Harvard University's Center for Renaissance Studies in Florence, and the American Academy in Rome. The author of Michelangelo at San Lorenzo, he served as the principal consultant for The Divine Michelangelo, a two-part file produced by the BBC, and he recently completed a 36-lecture audiovisual course entitled 'The Genius of Michelangelo' for The Teaching Company.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: Note to the reader; 1. Rome, 1496; 2. Aristocrat of artists; 3. Rise to prominence; 4. Papal summons; 5. Rome, 1508–1516; 6. Florence, 1515–1525; 7. A week in the life; 8. Florence, 1525–1534; Part II: 9. Rome, 1534–42; 10. Rome, 1542–45; 11. Papal architect, Rome, 1546–49; 12. New friends, diminishing family; 13. St Peter's; 14. Late work, long life; 15. Final years; 16. Return to Florence.

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