TITLE

Michelangelo's masks

AUTHOR(S)
Paoletti, John T.
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep92, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p423
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9301140016

 

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