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The Sistine chapel ceiling that Michelangelo painted had become so dirty that the figures were practically hidden under a layer of grime – above a before cleaning and after cleaning example.
The elegance and nonchalant grace of his figures portrays a skill level in painting that few achieve – what made his work dense artistically is his use of color and sculpture infused muscle rendering.
Have eye-catching night!
From Wikipedia below,
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
|Born||6 March 1475(1475-03-06)
near Arezzo, in Caprese, Tuscany
|Died||18 February 1564 (aged 88)
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