The High Renaissance Art of Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475–1564): Wikimedia Commons

Background

Michelangelo was born March 6, 1475 in the town of Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany in Italy. The Buonarroti’s claimed they were descendants of Countess Mathilda of Canossa, one of the few medieval women to be remembered for military accomplishments, and while Michelangelo himself believed in this lineage, the claim itself remains…

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