The Resource Michelangelo : a biography, George Bull

Michelangelo : a biography, George Bull

Label
Michelangelo : a biography
Title
Michelangelo
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
George Bull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was a sculptor, architect, and painter of genius and a poet and writer of great accomplishment. He was born in Caprese, where his father, a Florentine nobleman, was the visiting magistrate. He was apprenticed in Florence to the painter Ghirlandaio in 1488, and thereafter learned the elements of fresco technique and developed a lifelong interest in sculpture. His talent brought him to the attention of Lorenzo de' Medici and other
  • Patrons in Florence and Rome. In his lifetime he was recognized as the greatest living artist, and created a succession of masterpieces of sculpture, fresco painting, and architecture. In all his work, Michelangelo impressed his contemporaries as a forceful personality, a divine genius endowed with terribilita, or intense emotional power. Often portrayed as a solitary and austere figure, he in fact enjoyed a remarkable range of friendships, and those he loved and hated
  • Served or resisted, are presented here, from his family and fellow artists to the popes, nobles, and rulers of Europe. In this new life of Michelangelo, George Bull places him firmly in the context of his time. He worked during three-quarters of a century of tremendous change in European society, and as an artist was supremely responsive to the hopes, fears, and values of his culture, which he both exemplified and defied
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2001
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bull, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N6923.B9
LC item number
B83 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Artists
  • Artists
  • Italy
Label
Michelangelo : a biography, George Bull
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: London ; New York : Viking, 1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [418]-478) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxii, 504 pages
Isbn
9780312151720
Lccn
96009923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35121679
  • (OCoLC)ocm35121679
Label
Michelangelo : a biography, George Bull
Publication
Note
First published: London ; New York : Viking, 1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [418]-478) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxii, 504 pages
Isbn
9780312151720
Lccn
96009923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35121679
  • (OCoLC)ocm35121679

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