February 22
Sixteenth Century

 

 

Themes of the Stanza della Segnatura:
Theme
Title
Philosophy
School of Athens
Theology
Disputà
Poetry
Parnassus
Law
Cardinal Virtues Under Justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parnassus and the Schol of Athens

Raphael. Stanza della Segnatura. Parnassus (left) School of Athens (right). 1510-11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardinal Virtues under Justice Disputa

Raphael. Stanza della Segnatura. Cardinal Virtues under Justice (left) Disputa (right). 1510-11.

 

 

 

 

Virtual tour of the Stanza della Segnatura

 


 

 

School of Athens

Raphael. School of Athens. c. 1510-11.

 

 

 

Figures in the School of Athens

 

More images of the Stanza della Segnatura

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelangelo Buonarroti
1475-1564

 

 

Michelangelo

Michelangelo
Duane Preble, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank, Artforms. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002) 7th ed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pieta

Michelangelo. Pietà. c. 1500.
Richard G. Tansey & Fred S. Kleiner. Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Tenth ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996.

 

 

 

 

More Pieta images

 

 

 

 

 

 

David

Michelangelo. David. 1501-4.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

detail of David

detail of Michelangelo's David

 

 

 

 

 

 

David
Polykleitos. Doryphoros. 450 - 440 BC.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.
Michelangelo. David. 1501-4.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Laocoon

Perhaps by Agesander, Athenodoros, and Polydoros of Rhodes. The Laocoon Group. (present state, former restorations removed). 1st century BC.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

David
Donatello. David. c.1446-60.
Michelangelo. David. 1501-4.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sistine Chapel ceiling map
Map of the fresco program on the
Sistine Chapel ceiling
Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel ceiling. 1508-12
unknown source
Richard G. Tansey & Fred S. Kleiner. Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Tenth ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996, p. 746.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sistine Chapel ceiling

Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel ceiling. 1508-12.

 

 

 

Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel

 

Expulsion
Expulsion from Eden
Creation of Adam
Creation of Adam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Restoration detail of the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Restoration detail of the Sistine Chapel ceiling
David Jeffery. "A Renaissance for Michelangelo." National Geographic. December, 1989: 696.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sistine ceiling cleaning

Sistine ceiling cleaning
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Judgement

Michelangelo. Last Judgement. 1536-41.

 

 

 

 

Last Judgment detail

Last Judgment detail

 

 

 

 

detail of the Last Judgement

Last Judgement detail

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Peter's Basilica

Michelangelo. Saint Peter's Basilica. c. 1546 - 64.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Floor plans of Saint Peter's Basilica