By: Alexis Effler and Destiny
His full name is Michelangelo di Lodovico BuonarrotiSimoni.
He was born in the village called Caprese that was in
Valtiberina. He was born and lived in a castle.
Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475. His mother
was Francesca di Miniato del Sera. Her age, at the time
of his birth, was somewhere between 18-20. She died
In the book The Life & Times Of
Michelangelo, his family is
described as “a family of solid
bugher and artisan stock.” In that
same book it says his “ancestry
could be traced back two
centuries.” He was an apprentice
in 1488. He worked at the
Country of Origin
The country that
was from was
A few of Michelangelos creations
include David, the Sistine Chapel
ceiling, the Virgin Mary and Pietà.
His artwork was one of the significant
contributes. This affected the world because
many of people such as art lovers still visit and
worship his masterpieces like the picture on
the Sistine Chapel. The chapel still has popes
to this day. Another thing is his building
abilities. Michelangelo built a library called
Laurentian Library. This library houses the
most important books in Italy. There were also
many other buildings in Rome that
Michelangelo built. The buildings affected the
Michelangelo’s theories consist
on consettos and intellelo.
Some people thought that
Michelangelo didn't treat his
subjects fairly. People said
his statues didn't look like
the person who was
modeling it. Michelangelo
also broke the rule of
perspective. Instead of doing
a normal background he
would make things larger
than they were meant to be.
Michelangelo focused on
Related Theories of
Michelangelo’s theories relate to today
because people are still studying how he
did what he did and what his ideas were.
He had many disciples. Some were
Francesco Granacci, Fra
Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli, and
Raffaello da Montelupo. Granacci
was helping him paint the Sistine
Chapel but made Michelangelo
mad and was fired. They still
were friends throughout future
years. Montorsoli was one of
Michelangelos favorite students.
Michelangelo was part of a few
select secret societies. Those
included were the Lutheran Society
and a gay society. They were kept
secret because they were not
popular and would not be taken
well if know about. For the second
one there were many famous
artists included throughout the
His Ideas Were Received
Michelangelos ideas were
popular. He was very
famous. He influenced
Michelangelo was given
many jobs and created
many great works of art.
Some people thought
that he could not see
truth. He looked at ideal
beauty. It could be said
they thought of him, in a
way, as a liar. Some of
Where Did The Renaissance
How Long Did It Last?
occurred during the
late Middle Ages. The
from 1350 to 1555.
Where was the
Why is the Name Renaissance
It means rebirth. The Renaissance was
the new beginning for art and music
and creativity. Since it was the new
start it was also described as the
rebirth of creativity. (Beck)
Why Do We Study the
The reason why we study the Renaissance
is because when then Europe left France
they entered a time period of so much
more than the middle ages. The middle
ages were so dark and coming from that
we have light. The renaissance was the
beginning of the the world we live in
today. There were so many new things
being built. People were getting richer
which then lead to the blossoming of new
and better ideas.
Identifying Elements of the
According to eHow “The Renaissance
period was a time of rebirth of humanism
and new discoveries in fine
arts, music, literature, philosophy, scienc
e and technology, architecture, religion
and spirituality (eHow).”
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