(b. 1475, Caprese, d. 1564, Roma)
The ceiling (detail)1508-12
Cappella Sistina, Vatican
The picture shows a transversal section of the ceiling with a larger field of the apex of the ceiling. It demonstrates the following additional design elements:
two of the eight spheric triangles above the lunettes, with frescoes depicting the ancestors of Christ;
four of the twenty-four bronze nudes flanking ram heads at the triangles and spandrels;
one of the four larger fields of the apex containig a scene from the Genesis (The Creation of Adam).