Everyone knows that Rome is the home of art. One of the example of this is Sistine Chapel in Vatican is decorated with works by many great artists of different periods. It was built between 1475 and 1483, in the time of Pope Sixtur IV della Rovere. The chapel is rectangular in shape and is 40,93 meters in length and has width of 13,41 meters.It is 20.70 meters high and is roofed by a flattened barrel vault. It is consisted of six windows cut into the long sides, forming a series of pedantries between them. All the art work was done between 1481 and 1541. The wall paintings were done by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Cosimo Rosselli, as well as the Perugian Pietro Perugino. But the most astounding art work was done by Michaelangelo on the ceilings and above the altar. It was the work of Michaelangelo that gave the Chapel the life. Michaelangelo's art was one of a kind with beautiful fresco colors, and depiction of various characters and events on the ceiling. Michelangelo gave all the perfection to this work that can be given such as new poses, clothing on figures, and various inspiring details. Michaelangelo could be given the most credit for the beauty of the chapel because he alone created as many beautiful paintings as all the other painters together. He proved what one man is capable of with his artistic talent, due to which the chapel achieved its greatest fame. These men together built a chapel that could be called the 8th wonder of the world.
The wall paintings were decorated by several talented Florentine painters. It was done by Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio and Cosimo Rosselli, as well as the Perugian Pietro Perugino. The walls of the chapel was divided in three horizontal segments. The lowest porthion of the side walls were covered with a series of tapestries depicting events from the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles. The central one with two life cycles, one relating the life of Moses, and the other ass…


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