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

Daniel (detail)

1511
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

The figure of the prophet Daniel, engrossed in reading and writing, but with the signs of deep interior anxiety, was seriously damaged by water seepage and subsequent heavy retouching. The recent restoration has revived the delicate colour accords of the clothes.




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