"I cannot live under pressure from patrons, let alone paint."
Birth: Mar 6, 1475, Caprice, Republic of Florence (now part of Italy)
Death: Feb 18, 1564, Rome
He exerted enormous influence. He too was universally acknowledged as a supreme artist. Michelangelo resisted the paintbrush, vowing with his characteristic vehemence that his soul, too, was chisel.
|The Holy Family with the infant St. John the Baptist (1503 - 1505).|
|Creation of the Sun and Moon.|
|Creation of Man (1511 - 1512).|