Moses of Michelangelo Buonarroti 
 

Figures by the famous sculptor, painter and genius of the Italian Renaissance Michelangelo Buonarroti in the church of S Pietro in Vincoli whose central figure is Moses:


The Moses (c. 1513–1515) is a sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome. Commissioned in 1505 by Pope Julius II for his tomb, it depicts the Biblical figure Moses with horns on his head, based on a description in the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible used at that time.

Moses of Michelangelo Buonarroti

Figures by the famous sculptor, painter and genius of the Italian Renaissance Michelangelo Buonarroti in the church of S Pietro in Vincoli whose central figure is Moses:

The Moses (c. 1513–1515) is a sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome. Commissioned in 1505 by Pope Julius II for his tomb, it depicts the Biblical figure Moses with horns on his head, based on a description in the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible used at that time.

(Source: Flickr / joaquin_vicente_espi_lluch)

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