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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

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