Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment

Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment, was painted in a fresco on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican in Rome, Italy. This work of his was completed in 1541. A satirical portrait appears in it, depicted a papal official, Biagio da Cesena, as King Minos, the Prince of Hell. Michelangelo also added a satirical self-portrait, his own face on the flayed skin of a sinner consigned to damnation.

Last Judgement, a fresco by Michelangelo

Date:
      1541
Name(s):
      Michelangelo
Occupation:
      Artist
Location:
      Rome, Italy


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