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Michelangelo by Romain Rolland

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Michelangelo
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Publisher: Duffield & Company
Number of pages: 189

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The life of Michelangelo offers one of the most striking examples of the influence that a great man can have on his time. Michelangelo burst like a thunder-storm into the heavy, overcharged sky of Florence. He captured painting, sculpture, architecture and poetry, all at once; he breathed into them the frenzy of his vigour and of his overwhelming idealism.

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