The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in

The art of the Sistine Chapel, decorated by artists who competed with one another and commissioned by popes who were equally competitive, is a complex fabric of thematic, chronological, and artistic references. Four main campaigns were undertaken to decorate the chapel between 1481 and 1541, and with each new addition, fundamental themes found increasingly concrete expression. One overarching theme plays a central role in the chapel: the legitimization of papal authority, as symbolized by two keys—one silver, one gold—to the kingdom of heaven.  The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome is a concise, informative account of the Sistine Chapel. In unpacking this complex history, Ulrich Pfisterer reveals the remarkable unity of the images in relation to theology, politics, and the intentions of the artists themselves, who included such household names as Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Raphael. Through a study of the main campaigns to adorn the Sistine Chapel, Pfisterer argues that the art transformed the chapel into a pathway to the kingdom of God, legitimizing the absolute authority of the popes. First published in German, the prose comes to life in English in the deft hands of translator David Dollenmayer.  

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Raphael and Pope Leo X by Horace Vernet - 18" x 22" Gallery Wrap Giclee Canvas Print - Ready to Hang

Raphael and Pope Leo X by Horace Vernet

This 18" x 22" giclee canvas art print of Raphael and Pope Leo X by Horace Vernet by Horace Vernet is created on the finest quality artist-grade canvas, utilizing premier fade-resistant archival inks that ensure vibrant lasting colors for years to come. Every detail of the artwork is reproduced to museum quality specifications by our talented graphic artists. This magnificent canvas print is gallery wrapped by one of our professional framers on 1.5 inch deep wooden stretcher bars. The gallery wrap process allows you to hang the artwork on your wall frameless, since the printed border is wrapped around all four edges. Your gallery wrapped canvas print will arrive to your door ready to hang with all necessary hanging hardware. Canvas Art USA brings your walls to life with our meticulous attention to detail, all backed by the best customer service in the biz.

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Raphael and Pope Leo X 20x23 Gold Ornate Wood Framed Canvas Art by Vernet, Horace

Raphael and Pope Leo X 20x23 Gold Ornate

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Lais Jigsaw Raphael - Portrait of Pope Leo X. with The Cardinals Giulio de 'Medici and Luigi de' Rossi 200 Pieces

Lais Jigsaw Raphael - Portrait of Pope Leo

Raffael - Porträt des Papstes Leo X. mit den Kardinälen Giulio de' Medici und Luigi de' Rossi

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Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and

In her brilliant debut, Storey brings early 16th-century Florence alive, entering with extraordinary empathy into the minds and souls of two Renaissance masters, creating a stunning art history thriller. From 1501 to 1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti both lived and worked in Florence. Leonardo was a charming, handsome fifty year-old at the peak of his career. Michelangelo was a temperamental sculptor in his mid-twenties, desperate to make a name for himself.Michelangelo is a virtual unknown when he returns to Florence and wins the commission to carve what will become one of the most famous sculptures of all time: David. Even though his impoverished family shuns him for being an artist, he is desperate to support them. Living at the foot of his misshapen block of marble, Michelangelo struggles until the stone finally begins to speak. Working against an impossible deadline, he begins his feverish carving.Meanwhile, Leonardo's life is falling apart: he loses the hoped-for David commission; he can't seem to finish any project; he is obsessed with his ungainly flying machine; he almost dies in war; his engineering designs disastrously fail; and he is haunted by a woman he has seen in the market--a merchant's wife, whom he is finally commissioned to paint. Her name is...

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Horace Vernet 2X Matted 20x24 Gold Ornate Framed Art Print 'Raphael and Pope Leo X'

Horace Vernet 2X Matted 20x24 Gold Ornate Framed

This is a high quality framed and double matted open edition art print. The frame is a two inch gold ornate wood frame. The high quality art print is in stock and framed within a business day of order placement. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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St. Michael and the Angels: A Month With St. Michael and the Holy Angels

St. Michael and the Angels: A Month

Beautiful and inspiring book about the angels, full of stories from the Saints. Gives their nature and role, the need for devotion to them and their relationship to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Many prayers to the angels. Written to be read daily during September, the month of the Angels. Impr. 174 pgs, PB

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The Life of Raphael (Lives of the Artists)

The Life of Raphael (Lives of the

Giorgio Vasari, Florentine painter and architect, friend of Michelangelo and intimate of the Medici, is best known for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects, published in 1550 and in an enlarged edition in 1568. With more than two hundred biographies, it has for centuries been recognized as a seminal text in art history and one of the most important sources on the Italian Renaissance. It is to Vasari that we owe much of our knowledge of Raphael (1483–1520), who in his day was considered perhaps the greatest painter of all time. Rich in colorful anecdotes, TheLife of Raphael is important for its sustained attention to the range of Raphael’s art, whose chronology and development Vasari describes in detail, together with the painter’s ample love life and spectacular social career. It also pays attention, unprecedented for its time, to theoretical issues. This edition, introduced by the scholar Jill Burke, includes thirty pages of color illustrations covering the entire span of Raphael’s oeuvre.  

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The Pope's Elephant

The Pope's

In this tour de force of original scholarship, Silvio Bedini gives us an elephant's-back view of early modern Europe. “Combines offbeat charm with historical rigor to pleasing effect.”―The Independent on Sunday.

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Lais Jigsaw Raphael - Portrait of Pope Leo X. with The Cardinals Giulio de 'Medici and Luigi de' Rossi 1000 Pieces

Lais Jigsaw Raphael - Portrait of Pope Leo

Raffael - Porträt des Papstes Leo X. mit den Kardinälen Giulio de' Medici und Luigi de' Rossi

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Lettera Di Raffaello D'Urbino a Papa Leone X. Di Nuovo Posta in Luce Dal Cavaliere Pietro Ercole Visconti .. (Italian Edition)

Lettera Di Raffaello D'Urbino a Papa Leone X.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Horace Vernet 2X Matted 20x24 Black Ornate Framed Art Print 'Raphael and Pope Leo X'

Horace Vernet 2X Matted 20x24 Black Ornate Framed

This is a high quality framed and double matted open edition art print. The frame is a two inch black ornate wood frame. The high quality art print is in stock and framed within a business day of order placement. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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Pope Leo I Repulsing Attila 24x18 Gold Ornate Wood Framed Canvas Art by Raphael

Pope Leo I Repulsing Attila 24x18 Gold Ornate

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Raphael and Pope Leo X by Horace Vernet - 20" x 25" Premium Canvas Print

Raphael and Pope Leo X by Horace Vernet

20" x 25" premium canvas print of Raphael and Pope Leo X by Horace Vernet is meticulously created on artist grade canvas utilizing ultra-precision print technology and fade-resistant archival inks. Every detail of the artwork is reproduced to museum quality specifications by our talented graphic artists. Our huge selection of over 100,000 magnificent canvas art prints, along with an exclusive collection of handcrafted frames, makes Canvas Art USA your one stop source for the finest canvas art prints for sale at direct wholesale prices.

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Lais Jigsaw Raphael - Portrait of Pope Leo X. with The Cardinals Giulio de 'Medici and Luigi de' Rossi, Detail: Leo X. 1000 Pieces

Lais Jigsaw Raphael - Portrait of Pope Leo

Raffael - Porträt des Papstes Leo X. mit den Kardinälen Giulio de' Medici und Luigi de' Rossi, Detail: Leo X.

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