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Michelangelo’s Money

Moses (1513-1515), Carrara marble, 235 cm (92.52 in), San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome.  Photo by Prasenberg, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license here. He helped many poor people, says Vasari, and secretly provided dowries for many young girls. He gave … Continue reading

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