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Michelangelo Was a Hard Bargainer

Even after he had carved the David and the Pietà, two of the greatest figures the world will ever see, Michelangelo had to scrounge around for commissions from a man like Doni. Doni was a Florentine merchant. He commissioned Michelangelo’s … Continue reading

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