He also painted the, holy Family of the Tribune.
Georgio Vasari, who described the item in detail in his Life of Pierino, recounted that it was made circa 1549 for Luca Martini dellAla, who was then in Pisa in the service of Cosimo I deMedici, Duke of Florence.
However, Michelangelo was raised in Florence and later lived with a sculptor and his wife in the town of Settignano where his father owned a marble quarry and a small farm.Art, jonathan Jones on salvo vinci art, leonardo da Vinci or Michelangelo who was the greater artist?O n February 18th, 1564, Michelangelo died in Rome at the age.Vasari is explicit that this was a contest.With competition came paranoia, hatred.
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The extraordinary story of a painting contest between Michelangelo and Leonardo.
These shadows have the effect of diminishing the distance between foreground and background; the colours of the landscape bring it forward as her shadows draw her back.He never let the painting go, never handed it over to Francesco and Lisa del Giocondo.Charles Noble and Alison Yarrington, Like a Poets Dreems.The Mona Lisa's first admirers said she was so lifelike, there seemed to be a pulse in her throat; thus with David's almost-beating ribs.They added another layer of originality to the wonders we still admire in the Louvre and the Accademia.For his part, Leonardo made bitchy remarks in his notebooks on the "wooden" qualities of Michelangelo's painting.James Fenton, Leonardos Nephew.Out of hours telephone pager.Soon afterwards, Cardinal San Giorgio purchased Michelangelo's marble.As her obscurities deepened and her landscape ramified, so Lady Lisa was transfigured into a being of myth and fable.