This work contains illustrations of all of Michelangelo's work, his paintings, sculpture and architecture, excluding his drawings. The text surveys the opinions of leading Michelangelo scholars and provides a commentary with bibliographical notes. The exhaustive selection of plates devoted to the paintings of the Sistine Chapel provides a record of their condition before the recent controversial cleaning. Ten of the plates show some of the paintings in their restored state.
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This splendid work was first published in 1953 and remains a classic of the literature on Michelangelo. It continues to be the only volume that contains illustrations of all the master's work excluding his drawings. Michelangelo is designed to serve both the student and the art lover; the fine quality of the reproductions and the beauty of the details emphatically prove Michelangelo's genius, while the text surveys the opinions of leading Michelangelo scholars and provides a commentary with bibliographical notes.About the Author:
Goldscheider was a distiguished art historian and book designer, and co-founder of Phaidon Press in Vienna in 1923.
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Book Description Phaidon Press Ltd, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110714816604