Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, where millions of tourists marvel at his artistry every year. He created some of the most enduring masterpieces of sculpture the world has ever known. He was the architect for St. Peter’s Cathedral, the center of the Catholic faith. Many people consider him to be the finest artist of all time.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: Profiles in U.S. History
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Age Level: 8-13
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Organized into short chapters to read more like a short novel. Told in an easy-to-read format describing his art, struggles, lifestyles, and families. The artist’s personal information is interwoven with events of historical significance ongoing in the world at that time and tells how the events influenced his life and art. Great for research, and could also appeal to interested readers to read for pleasure. (Library Media Connection)