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Was Michelangelo a Coward?

A deserter he certainly was. Michelangelo by Giulio Bonasone (1546) Copperplate print, 23.7 x 18.3 cm.   public domain photo Florence was under siege and the authorities put Michelangelo in charge of the city’s defense. He strengthened the city walls, built … Continue reading

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