Mi·chel·an·ge·lo Buo·nar·ro·ti (mī′kəl-ănjə-lō′ bwôn′ə-rôtē, mĭk-, mē′kĕl-änjĕ-lō bwōn′är-rōtē) 1475-1564.
Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet whose best-known works include the marble sculpture David (1501) and the paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel (1508-1512).
(click for a larger image)Michelangelo
tondo portrait by Frans Floris (1519?-1570)
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