Creation of Adam by Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling ...

Michelangelo • Paintings • The Sistine Chapel • The Creation of Adam. The Creation of Adam. Michelangelo began painting The Creation of Adam, commencing the west half of the ceiling, in October 1511.After a fourteen-month break from painting, he had been able to see the first half of the ceiling from the ground and realized his method had to be slightly altered.…

Famous Paintings of God Our Pastimes

"The Creation of Adam" forms a central part of the famous fresco with God’s outstretched finger delivering a spark of life to the first man. Michelangelo depicts God as older and white-bearded, reclining in the sky but supported by a band of angels. It is one of the most replicated images in the history of art.…

Creation of Adam by Michelangelo

The creation of Adam, The Deluge, Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, the Cumaean Sibyl, and the Prophet Jeremiah are the most significant paintings on the ceiling. Cameo portraying a nude Augustus Caesar riding on a Capricorn could be credited to Michelangelo’s main inspiration for the subject, Adam, on his painting, Creation of Adam.…