|Coordinates:||41° 54' 11" N 12° 27' 16" E|
|9 August 1483||
First mass is celebrated in the chapel.
Pope Julius II della Rovere commissions Michelangelo Buonarroti to repaint the ceiling.
|1508 — 1512||
Michelangelo executes his ceiling frescoes.
|1535 — 1541||
Michelangelo paints the "Last Judgement" over the altar commissioned by Pope Paul III Farnese.
The wall paintings were executed by Pietro Perugino, Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Cosimo Rosselli, Luca Signorelli and their respective workshops, which included Pinturicchio, Piero di Cosimo and Bartolomeo della Gatta.
Relevant Web Sites
- Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling. Walker & Co, pp. 304. (2003):
- The Sistine Chapel: A Glorious Restoration. Abradale Press, pp. 271. (1994):
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