MICHELANGELO Buonarroti
(b. 1475, Caprese, d. 1564, Roma)

Last Judgment (detail)

1537-41
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

The detail shows a group of the damned being sucked down into hell. They are reminiscent of the descriptions in Dante's Inferno, which Michelangelo knew by heart.