From St. Peters Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this unique resourcepart biography, part history, and part travel guideprovides an intimate portrait of the relationship between Michelangelo and the city he restored to artistic greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this travel companion tells the story of Michelangelos meteoric rise, his career marked by successive artistic breakthroughs, his tempestuous relations with powerful patrons, and his austere but passionate private life. Providing street maps that allow readers to navigate the city and discover Rome as Michelangelo knew it, each chapter focuses on a particular work that amazed Michelangelos contemporaries and modern tourists alike.
Journey Into Michelangelo's Rome
Roaring Forties Press