ISBN-10: 1628729155

ISBN-13: 9781628729153

An artist's remarkable problem to himself finds the genius of Michelangelo within the making.

Many think Michelangelo's expertise used to be extraordinary and untrained, the fabricated from "divine" genius, however the younger Michelangelo studied paintings like several Renaissance apprentice, studying from a grasp and experimenting with fabrics and types. As a grad scholar in artwork background, Alan Pascuzzi gained a Fulbright scholarship to "apprentice" himself to Michelangelo, learning his extant drawings and copying them to profit the development of his strategy, mastery of anatomy and composition, and figuring out of human capability. Pascuzzi additionally trusted the Renaissance treatise that "Il Divino" himself may were acquainted with, Cennino Cennini's The Craftsman’s Handbook (1399), which was once utilized by formal apprentices to masters.

Pascuzzi's narrative lines Michelangelo's improvement from scholar and younger artist to grasp through the interval from approximately 1485 to his final touch of the Sistine Chapel ceiling in 1512. examining Michelangelo's burgeoning skills via copies he himself carried out in museums and galleries in Florence and in other places, Pascuzzi unlocks the transformation that made him nice. whilst, he narrates his personal transformation from pupil to artist as Michelangelo’s final apprentice.

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