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001 - Ignudo 1
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DATE 1509
AUTHOR Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475, Caprese - 1564, Roma)
MEDIA Fresco - Ceiling painting
LOCATION (Italy - Rome) - Vatican City - Sistine Chapel
NOTES The picture shows the nude at the upper left corner of the Drunkenness of Noah (above the prophet Joel).

The figures of ignudi in this group bear garlands of oak leaves and acorns - allusions to the Della Rovere (= oak) family - and ribbons passing through the frames of the large gilded medallions.

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