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

Detail of the wall decoration

1475-83, 1508-12
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

The picture shows a view of the last two bays on the north side of the Sistine Chapel with the scenes of the Surrender of the Keys to Peter, by Perugino, and the Last Supper by Rosselli; in the galley of early popes above, Fabian, Lucius, Sixtus II and Felix I; in the lunettes that are part of Michelangelo's ceiling, the Lineage of Christ (Josiah - Jechoniah - Shealtiel and Azor - Zadok).




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