Michelangelo: Young Artist Who Dreamed of Perfection
With the help of period artwork, quotes, and photographs of artifacts, the book traces Michelangelo's lifelong association with the Medici family and his Vatican patronage through several papacies. His monumental work on the Sistine Chapel ceiling is examined in detail, as is Michelangelo's role as Chief Architect to St. Peter's. Michelangelo's story will enthrall all who are inspired by the search for perfection.
|Lexile ® Measure
|Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
|National Geographic Books