The Collector
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The Collector

Michelangelo's First Painting

The Torment of Saint Anthony

The soul tries out a thousand cures, in vain;
Since I was taken from my early road,
Vainly it worries how it can return.

— Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1522 (translated by Creighton Gilbert)

Michelangelo is universally acknowledged as the towering genius of the Renaissance. He might be known to us as a superlative…



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Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies.