Definition of Michelangelo

1. Noun. Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564).

Definition of Michelangelo

1. Proper noun. A 15th and 16th century Italian artist, full name Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Michelangelo

Michaelmas Day
Michaelmas daisy
Michel Eyquem Montaigne
Michel Levy scale of retardation colours
Michel Montaigne
Michel Ney
Michel de Notredame
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Michelson-Morley experiment
Michigan lily

Literary usage of Michelangelo

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"In 1505 michelangelo was called to Rome by Julius II. (Pope 1503-1513), and in April of that year began the mausoleum of the Pope, a work which extended ..."

2. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"It appears by the terms of his apprenticeship that the young michelangelo must even then have known sufficient to be useful to his masters, ..."

3. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"Fra Bartolommeo, Andrea del Saito, and michelangelo.—Pontormo and Bronzino.—The Extinction of the Florentine School hastened by michelangelo. ..."

4. The Fortnightly Review (1871)
"CRITICS of michelangelo have sometimes spoken as if the only characteristic of his ... And to the true admirers of michelangelo this is the true type of the ..."

5. Lives of Seventy of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Giorgio Vasari (1897)
"A. Gotti, La scuola di michelangelo e la scuola dei Caracci: studio critico, Bologna, ... Catalogue of Original Designs of michelangelo and Raphael in the ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Leo X. and his kinsmen insisted that michelangelo, regardless of all other ... Unwillingly michelangelo accepted the new commission thus thrust upon him for ..."

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