Fresco

Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

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  • The fresco ? The Creation of Adam, the most famous fresco in the world, illustrating an episode of the Book of Genesis: “God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him”.
  • The artist ? Michelangelo,
  • The period ? Cinquecento (1511-1512).
  • The location ? part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Vatican, Rome.
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