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Botticelli in the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo’s paintings  aren’t the only ones in the Sistine Chapel.  A generation before he worked there the best painters in Italy decorated it, and most of their paintings are still there. Pope Sixtus put Sandro Botticelli in charge of the … Continue reading

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