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  • It probably felt similar to snuggling with Michelangelo'sDavid, except that this perfect marble creature wrapped his arms around me to pull me closer.†   (source)
  • The great artists of history…Raphael, Beethoven, Michelangelo…they were all just putting out what people liked.†   (source)
  • She wears trousers and a beret slanted on her head like she is Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • Yet Michelangelo had his secret cadavers, and so too must I. an artist of a different sort, risk and sacrifice….†   (source)
  • Endless monuments and sculptures, the history of the Medici family, masterpieces by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio, the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria.†   (source)
  • But then in capturing so sublime a scene, even a Raphael or a Michelangelo would have been inadequate, he was sure.†   (source)
  • If Michelangelo were alive today, he wouldn't be so proud.†   (source)
  • If Michelangelo had seen this in daylight with the sun streaming down from the glass dome, he'd have fallen to his knees and painted 'til he was blind.†   (source)
  • Pig's body was absolutely magnificent; he looked as though he had been carved by the hand of Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • Remember what Michelangelo said about the sculpture being in the stone—it was there from the beginning, and his job was to bring it out.†   (source)
  • She knows that this moment is Michelangelo's Pieta come to life, with her as Mary and Lincoln as Christ.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo, Puccini, Leonardo.†   (source)
  • I had realized this since that moment when—describing some puritanical Cracovian town fathers who had endeavored to put a fig leaf on a reproduction of Michelangelo's David—she had said they had wanted "to cover up his schlong."†   (source)
  • Like Michelangelo, Brumidi had done some of his finest work inside the Vatican.†   (source)
  • We are the clay, and you are Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • Sandwiched between Raphael and Michelangelo, Langdon found the ledger marked Bernini.†   (source)
  • He defaced works by Michelangelo, Bramante, and Bernini.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo's God was staring down from the darkened vault …. and He seemed pleased.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo's Last Judgment rose ominously behind him ….†   (source)
  • "Now that," Langdon said to Vittoria, "is something Michelangelo got right."†   (source)
  • I admit, not one of Michelangelo's better efforts.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo he could have helped with, but Raphael's work had never captivated him.†   (source)
  • In the distance, on the very edge of Rome, Michelangelo's massive dome blotted the setting sun.†   (source)
  • He stood trembling on the altar, framed by Michelangelo's towering Last Judgment.†   (source)
  • He gazed past the altar up to Michelangelo's renowned fresco, "The Last Judgment.†   (source)
  • But I thought Michelangelo designed St. Peter's.†   (source)
  • Mom, believe me, Michelangelo would definitely not be painting bakeries.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo!†   (source)
  • Langdon, as a child, had been terrified when he saw Michelangelo's diabolical "horned Moses"—the centerpiece of Rome's Basilica of St. Peter in Chains.†   (source)
  • Since the days of Michelangelo, sculptors had been hiding the flaws in their work by smearing hot wax into the cracks and then dabbing the wax with stone dust.†   (source)
  • Known as "The Michelangelo of the Capitol," Brumidi had laid claim to the Capitol Rotunda in the same way Michelangelo had laid claim to the Sistine Chapel, by painting a fresco on the room's most lofty canvas—the ceiling.†   (source)
  • The Vatican Museum housed over 60,000 priceless pieces in 1,407 rooms-Michelangelo, da Vinci, Bernini, Botticelli.†   (source)
  • Gianlorenzo Bernini was the second most famous sculptor of all time, his fame eclipsed only by Michelangelo himself.†   (source)
  • Designed by Michelangelo himself.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Michelangelo's David.†   (source)
  • The alternative to Picasso is not Michelangelo, but kitsch.†   (source)
  • The Cosmo-Slotnick Building, which is pure Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • I'd commission Michelangelo to go beyond the Farnese and the Strozzi.†   (source)
  • For a long while a Siamese Buddha hung on the wall, to be replaced first by Michelangelo's "Night," then by a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi.†   (source)
  • All that ancient culture and those beautiful works of art right out in public, by Michelangelo and Christopher Wren, and those ceremonies, like trooping the color at the Horse Guards' parade or burying a great man in the Pantheon over in Paris.†   (source)
  • But people could not listen to him when they were discussing Vitruvius, Michelangelo and Sir Christopher Wren.†   (source)
  • Where state educational systems take the trouble to mention art, we are told to respect the old masters, not kitsch; and yet we go and hang Maxfield Parrish or his equivalent on our walls, instead of Rembrandt and Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.†   (source)
  • For the trees continued to live by their own vitality, and when they had no longer any leaves, that vitality gleamed more brightly still from the nap of green velvet that carpeted their trunks, or in the white enamel of the globes of mistletoe that were scattered all the way up to the topmost branches of the poplars, rounded as are the sun and moon in Michelangelo's 'Creation.'†   (source)
  • If 'genius is eternal patience', as Michelangelo affirms, Amy had some claim to the divine attribute, for she persevered in spite of all obstacles, failures, and discouragements, firmly believing that in time she should do something worthy to be called 'high art'.†   (source)
  • In Rome, along at first, you are full of regrets that Michelangelo died; but by and by, you only regret that you didn't see him do it.†   (source)
  • Like Michelangelo's 'David.'†   (source)
  • And he cited the Moses of Michelangelo in the vatican.†   (source)
  • …Galway, The Man that Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo, The Man in the Gap, The Woman Who Didn't, Benjamin Franklin, Napoleon Bonaparte, John L. Sullivan, Cleopatra, Savourneen Deelish, Julius Caesar, Paracelsus, sir Thomas Lipton, William Tell, Michelangelo Hayes, Muhammad, the Bride of Lammermoor, Peter the Hermit, Peter the Packer, Dark Rosaleen, Patrick W. Shakespeare, Brian Confucius, Murtagh Gutenberg, Patricio Velasquez, Captain Nemo, Tristan and Isolde, the first Prince of Wales,…†   (source)
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