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Author Pfisterer, Ulrich, 1968- author.

Uniform Title Sixtinische Kapelle. English
Title The Sistine Chapel : paradise in Rome / Ulrich Pfisterer ; translated by David Dollenmayer.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2018]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  759.5 P481s 2018    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xiii, 162 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
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Note "Originally published in German as Die Sixtinische Kapelle, by Ulrich Pfisterer."--ECIP galley.
Summary "The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome is a scholarly yet accessible history of the Sistine Chapel. Through a study of the main campaigns to adorn the chapel, Ulrich Pfisterer argues that art transformed the chapel into a pathway to the kingdom of God, legitimizing the absolute authority of the popes"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue at the door of heaven -- Paradise in contention: the "foremost chapel in the world" and Sixtus IV -- Triumphal gate and entrance hall to the city of God: Michelangelo's ceiling frescoes and Julius II -- Tabernacle, Solomon's temple, and the heavenly Jerusalem: Raphael's tapestries and Leo X -- The gate to eternity: Michelangelo's Last judgment, Clement VII, and Paul III -- Epilogue in purgatory: art history and the myth of the Sistine Chapel.
Language Translated from the German.
Subject Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mural painting and decoration, Italian -- Vatican City.
Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance -- Vatican City.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564. (OCoLC)fst00064395
Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) (OCoLC)fst00721198
Mural painting and decoration, Italian. (OCoLC)fst01029675
Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance. (OCoLC)fst01029719
Vatican City. (OCoLC)fst01208574
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Dollenmayer, David B., translator.
Getty Research Institute, issuing body.
ISBN 9781606065532

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