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

Ignudo

1509
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

The picture shows the Ignudo at the upper left corner of the Drunkenness of Noah (above the prophet Joel).

The figures of ignudi in this group bear garlands of oak leaves and acorns - allusions to the Della Rovere family - and ribbons passing through the frames of the large gilded medallions.




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