TITLE

Finishing the Sistine

AUTHOR(S)
Cast, David
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec91, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p669
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an article which concerns the idea of finish for Michelangelo and artists of the early sixteenth century, and the degree to which any parts in the accounts by Condivi and Vasari can be taken as records of the things that actually happened. Nature of the Ceiling from the record of its commentators; Program of restoration in the Sistine Chapel; Various forms recent comments have taken; What it meant in the 16th century to say a painting was finished or unfinished.
ACCESSION #
9202170755

 

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