The Creation of Adam - Wikipedia

The Creation of Adam (Italian: Creazione di Adamo) is a fresco painting by Italian artist Michelangelo, which forms part of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling, painted c. 1508–1512.It illustrates the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God gives life to Adam, the first man.The fresco is part of a complex iconographic scheme and is chronologically the fourth in the series ...Artist: Michelangelo…

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.…

The Creation of Adam, by Michelangelo

(The left arm is clothed, at least to the elbow, by a white sleeve.) Second, directly under Adam, the arm of the veiled youth to the left above the Persian Sibyl projects into the scene - a matter that involved considerable advance planning - coming as close to touching Adam's thigh ……

Sistine Chapel ceiling - Wikipedia

The Sistine Chapel ceiling (Italian: Volta della Cappella Sistina), painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art.The ceiling is that of the Sistine Chapel, the large papal chapel built within the Vatican between 1477 and 1480 by Pope Sixtus IV, for whom the chapel is named.It was painted at the commission of Pope Julius II.…