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Masks by Michelangelo

Sublime, sublime. Didn’t Michelangelo ever try to be funny? Here are two grotesque masks that Michelangelo used as decoration on the cuirass (armor) of his great marble figure of Giuliano de’ Medici: Giuliano de Medici  See a large version here) … Continue reading

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