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Symonds, John Addington. [Michelangelo Buonarroti]
The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti: Based on Studies in the Archives of the Buonarroti Family at Florence.
Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1901. First edition of illustrated biography of the famed Renaissance artist. Octavo, two volumes, original cloth, illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Michelangelo and 50 illustrations of his masterworks. In near fine condition. Housed in a pair of custom half morocco and chemise clamshell boxes. Italian High Renaissance sculptor, painter and architect Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. A number of Michelangelo's works of painting, sculpture and architecture rank among the most famous in existence, including his scenes from Genesis on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome and design of the Laurentian Library in Florence. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]

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