The Resource Michelangelo : the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Rome, Loren Partridge

Michelangelo : the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Rome, Loren Partridge

Label
Michelangelo : the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Rome
Title
Michelangelo
Title remainder
the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Rome
Statement of responsibility
Loren Partridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Michelangelo's frescoes on the Vatican's Sistine Chapel ceiling of 1508-1512 are arguably one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art. But as recognizable as such images as The Creation of Man are today, the fresco as a whole remains enormously enigmatic. Indeed, while many writers have analyzed these world-renown frescoes, few have presented the ceiling comprehensively or have done justice to its multileveled complexity. In this volume, Professor Loren Partridge lucidly and concisely presents the fundamental concerns of this highly challenging work, revealing the intriguing associations that Michelangelo hoped his viewers would draw among the central narratives, the pendentives, the Prophets and Sibyls, the Ancestors of Christ, the medallions, and the ignudi
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Partridge, Loren W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ND2757.V35
LC item number
P37 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Julius
  • Michelangelo
  • Michelangelo (Buonarroti)
  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance
  • Ceilings
  • Muurschilderingen
  • Sixtijnse Kapel (gebouw)
  • Ceilings
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance
  • Muurschilderingen
  • Sixtijnse Kapel (gebouw)
  • Deckenmalerei
  • Freskomalerei
  • Freskomalerei
  • Vatican City
  • Sixtinische Kapelle (Rom)
  • Rom
Summary expansion
Professor Partridge discusses such issues as the fresco program's subjects, the nature of its patron, its cultural, philosophical, and religious contexts, and Michelangelo's inventive fresco technique, particularly his newly revealed adventurous use of color. In the end, he illuminates the splendor of Michelangelo's endlessly inventive conception of humankind's willed ascent toward spiritual understanding
Label
Michelangelo : the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Rome, Loren Partridge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-114)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 x 27 cm
Extent
118 pages
Isbn
9780807613153
Lccn
96031543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35043321
  • (OCoLC)ocm35043321
Label
Michelangelo : the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Rome, Loren Partridge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-114)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 x 27 cm
Extent
118 pages
Isbn
9780807613153
Lccn
96031543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35043321
  • (OCoLC)ocm35043321

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