Michelangelo's masks

Paoletti, John T.
September 1992
Art Bulletin;Sep92, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p423
Academic Journal
Discusses Michelangelo's mask of the figure of the `Night' in the New Sacristy and connects it to his earliest recorded sculpture and his relationships with the Medici family. Mask identified as an allegorical self-portrait; How the artist used the mask to insert personal ruminations about his life and art into his most important commissions; What the masking imagery in Michelangelo's drawings and lost works suggest; More.


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