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A Barber Helps Michelangelo

At twenty-one Michelangelo was in Rome trying to scare up commissions. Didn’t anybody want a pretty statue? A cardinal had invited him to live in his palace but then just let Michelangelo sit. No work. If it hadn’t been for … Continue reading

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