Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

This world-famous chapel painted by Michelangelo is still used for papal elections.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248535
Names
Cappella Sistina
Sistine Chapel
Styles

Timeline

SU 1508

Michelangelo paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

SU 1508

Michelangelo paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Bibliography

  1. Mcdowell, Bart and James L. Stanfield (photographer). Inside the Vatican. National Geographic, 2009.
  2. Graham-Dixon, Andrew. Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel. Skyhorse Publications, 2009.
  3. Bruschini, Enrico. Vatican Masterpieces. Scala Publishers, 2006.
  4. King, Ross. Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling. Penguin (Non-Classics), 2002.
  5. Wallace, William E.. Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  6. Graham-Dixon, Andrew. Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel. Phoenix, 2009.
  7. Pfeiffer, Heinrich W. and Steven Lindberg (trans.). The Sistine Chapel: A New Vision. .

Comments (1)

Jamal lowe commented on April 23, 2014:

“This is still a great place, even if it is in ruins”