- Michelangelo Smashed His Pietà to Pieces
- Michelangelo's Portrait of a Devil
- Leonardo's Mysterious Landscapes
- The Sistine Chapel Cleaning Job
- Why Michelangelo Disliked Leonardo da Vinci
- Michelangelo vs. Bernini
- Bernini's Ingenious Stairs
- Michelangelo Fell off the Scaffolding in the Sistine
- Giotto's Perfect Circle
- Who's Who in the Last Judgment?
How I learned to carve marble statues
- 2,829,039 hits
Tag Archives: gifts
How Did Michelangelo Get So Rich?
Michelangelo by Jacopino del Conte Michelangelo complains a lot. He never has a cent and his patrons don’t pay him. He goes months without pay while he works like a dog, and eats like a dog, in the Sistine Chapel. … Continue reading
Posted in art, art history, great artists, Michelangelo, Pope Julius II, Renaissance, sculpture, Sistine Chapel, the David Tagged artist, gifts, gripes, millionaire, miser, money, poor 14 Comments