A leather-bound Bible sat on Vetra’s desk beside a plastic Bohr model of an atom and a miniature replica of Michelangelo’s Moses.
The Vatican Museum housed over 60,000 priceless pieces in 1,407 rooms-Michelangelo, da Vinci, Bernini, Botticelli.
Designed by Michelangelo himself.
I admit, not one of Michelangelo’s better efforts.
"Now that," Langdon said to Vittoria, "is something Michelangelo got right."
He defaced works by Michelangelo, Bramante, and Bernini.
Not to mention, the greatest treasures were architectural-the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s famed spiral staircase leading to the Museo Vaticano-priceless testaments to man’s creative genius.
Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael.
Michelangelo he could have helped with, but Raphael’s work had never captivated him.
Gianlorenzo Bernini was the second most famous sculptor of all time, his fame eclipsed only by Michelangelo himself.
In the distance, on the very edge of Rome, Michelangelo’s massive dome blotted the setting sun.
But I thought Michelangelo designed St. Peter’s.
Sandwiched between Raphael and Michelangelo, Langdon found the ledger marked Bernini.
Perched precariously on the upper stacks he found the fattest ledgers of all-those belonging to the masters of the Renaissance-Michelangelo, Raphael, da Vinci, Botticelli.
Michelangelo’s God was staring down from the darkened vault …. and He seemed pleased.
He stood trembling on the altar, framed by Michelangelo’s towering Last Judgment.
As Peter’s eminence spread, new shrines were built on top of the old, and now, the homage stretched 440 feet overhead to the top of Michelangelo’s dome, the apex positioned directly over the original tomb within a fraction of an inch.
He gazed past the altar up to Michelangelo’s renowned fresco, "The Last Judgment.
There was flayed flesh, burning bodies, and even one of Michelangelo’s rivals sitting in hell wearing ass’s ears.
Michelangelo’s Last Judgment rose ominously behind him …. Jesus casting sinners into hell.
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