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Michelangelo’s Stands Up to the Pope

One of the most memorable adventures in the whole Michelangelo legend is his famous flight out of Rome after Pope Julius refused to pay him. Pope Julius II (left),  attributed to Giovanni Candida, 1493-97  The British Museum, London He had … Continue reading

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