Michelangelo Buonarroti Bio: A Genius as Severe as it was Fertile

Michelangelo Buonarroti’s (1475–1564) adolescent mind was an incessant battlefield. The opposing forces of religious faith and pagan beauty warred across his consciousness. They also helped spur him to create a pantheon of artistic masterpieces. Considered one of the masters of the Italian Renaissance, over the course of his lifetime he produced the finest frescos and many of the most revered sculptures in the world. Michelangelo possessed a genius as severe and uncompromising as it was fertile.

Michelangelo was renowned for his fierce solitude, yet was one of the great chroniclers of the human form. His anatomical studies are haunting in their expressiveness and precision, while his tombs, such as those designed for Julius II and the Medicis, inspire wordless awe and perhaps even dread.

Michelangelo’s Handwritten Letter Re-Created On A Journal

The cover of our book – Michelangelo, Handwriting – reproduces in fine detail a letter handwritten by Michelangelo. This letter demonstrates with every stroke of the pen the refinement and passion of one of the greatest artists humanity has produced.

This writing journal is available in two sizes: ultra and mini.

Paperblanks’ Embellished Manuscripts Collection

To inspire the writer, these unique writing journals portray the work of some of the greatest writers, thinkers and artists of all time. These reproductions of excerpts from original manuscripts, letters, scores and drawings provide a glimpse into the creative process of figures such as William Shakespeare, Sigmund Freud and Vincent van Gogh.

To see the full range of artists and reproduced manuscripts go here.

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