The High Renaissance


   

 
     
 Renaissance Art Map
   
         
     Michelangelo (Encyclopaedia Britannica)    
         
     Introduction    
     The middle years    
     The Medici Chapel    
     The last decades    
     Sistine Chapel    
     The Last Judgement    
     Drawings and Architectural works    
         
 
 

 




Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel


The Ceiling Frescoes



Biblical Scenes - Genesis



Creation of the Sun, Moon, and Plants

(with Frescoes in the triangular spandrels - Ancestors of Christ)
 

  
      
 

The eighth bay of the ceiling
(with Ancestors of Christ: figures)
1508-12
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican
 
 

Creation of the Sun, Moon, and Plants

1511
Fresco, 280 x 570 cm
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

 

Creation of the Sun, Moon, and Plants
(detail)
1511
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

 

Creation of the Sun, Moon, and Plants
(detail)
1511
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

 

Creation of the Sun, Moon, and Plants
(detail)
1511
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

 


Ancestors of Christ: figures

1511
Fresco, 245 x 340 cm
Cappella Sistina, Vatican
 

 


Ancestors of Christ: figures

1511
Fresco, 240 x 340 cm
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

 

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