Michelangelo was born on march 6, 1475, in caprese, italy, the second of five sons family, early life and education when michelangelo was born, his father, leonardo di buonarrota simoni, was briefly serving as a magistrate in the small village of caprese the family returned to florence when michelangelo was still an infant. The biography of michelangelo 594 words 1 page a biography of michelangelo, a renaissance man of many talents 594 words 1 page a description of david who was destined to be the second king of israel 892 words 2 pages the characteristics of the saint peter's basilica in vatican 1,091 words. Hwh people to know chapter 1 study play francesco petrarch michelangelo - florentine known as just michelangelo - a universal renaissance man - had many talents just like da vinci -sculpting, engineering, painting, writing, poetry, architecture - number of famous masterpieces.
Michelangelo di lodovico buonarroti simoni or more commonly known by his first name michelangelo (/ ˌ m aɪ k əl ˈ æ n dʒ əl oʊ / italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni] 6 march 1475 – 18 february 1564) was an italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the high renaissance born in the republic. Start studying social studys renaissance learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools he was also a renaissance man of many talents he was a sculptor, a painter, and an architect michelangelo's most famous paintings. What most late renaissance artists lacked was not talent but the ability to use their own eyes and share a vision with either their contemporaries or posterity michelangelo's extreme genius left little scope for works that escaped his influence, damning all his contemporaries to settle for aping him.
Michelangelo – renaissance man michelangelo di lodovico buonarroti simoni, better known as michelangelo, is one of the towering figures of the italian renaissance, achieving fame as sculptor, painter, architect and poet.
While scholars have often preferred the authority of condivi, vasari’s lively writing, the importance of his book as a whole, and its frequent reprinting in many languages have made it the most usual basis of popular ideas on michelangelo and other renaissance artists.
Michelangelo was the first western artist whose biography was published while he was alive in fact, two biographies were published during his lifetime one of them, by giorgio vasari, proposed that michelangelo's work transcended that of any artist living or dead, and was supreme in not one art alone but in all three. Michelangelo, in full michelangelo di lodovico buonarroti simoni, (born march 6, 1475, caprese, republic of florence [italy]—died february 18, 1564, rome, papal states), italian renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of western art. Michelangelo (1475-1564) was a sculptor, painter and architect widely considered to be one of the greatest artists of the italian renaissance period—and arguably of all time his work demonstrated a blend of psychological insight, physical realism and intensity never before seen.
Two biographies for him was written, one was by giorgio vasari, who praised michelangelo as the greatest artist since the beginning of renaissance he is the best documented artist in 16th century and has influenced so many areas of art developement in the west. A key figure in the italian renaissance, filippo brunelleschi was a technologically innovative architect, using engineering principles and ingenuity to create machines, including the first hoist.