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Medici Chapel – San Lorenzo (1534) *

Artist/Designer: Michel Michelangelo

Project Location: Florence, Italy

Figure 1: Medici Chapels and Church of San Lorenzo. Medici Chapel, (2013). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : May 16, 2013 | Photographer: Bettina Röhrig )
Figure 2: ArtSTOR. New Sacristy (Medici Chapel); Interor view of the nave, (2018). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : October 8, 2018 | Photographer: Andrew Tallon )
Figure 3: ArtSTOR. Medici Chapel: Tomb of Giuliano de'Medici, (2018). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : October 8, 2018 | Photographer: University of California, San Diego )
Figure 4: ArtSTOR. San Lorenzo, New Sacristy (Medici Chapel), (2018). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : October 8, 2018 | Photographer: The Trustees of Columbia University, Visual Media Center, Department of Art History and Archaeology )

Classical, Renaissance

Primary Material(s):
Stone, Paint, Light

Religious Building, End of Life Facility

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
15th Century, 16th Century, 1519, 1534

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Beck, J., Paolucci, A., Santi, B., Amendola, A. and Michelangelo Buonarroti, (1994). Michelangelo. 1st ed. New York, N.Y.: Thames and Hudson.
De Tolnay, Charles. The Medici Chapel. De Tolnay, Charles, 1899-1981. Michelangelo ; 3. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1948.
Dugan, Maureen, Carman, Charles, and Haxall, Daniel. Historicizing Michelangelo's Medici Chapel: The Medici and the Republic of Florence, 2010, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Hartt, Frederick., Michelangelo Buonarroti, Mikelandzhelo Buonarroti, Michelangelo, Mikelʹ-Andzhelo, Michael Angelo, Miguel Angel, Mīkilānjilū, Michelangiolo, Michel-Ange, Michał Anioł, Michelagniolo Buonarroti, Michelangiolo Buonarroti, Michaelangelo, Michelagnolo Di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, Микеланджело Буонарроти, and מיכאל־אנג׳לו בואונארוטי. Michelangelo Buonarroti. Concise, Paperback ed. Masters of Art Series. New York: H.N. Abrams, 2004.
Symonds, John Addington. The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti. 2004.

Building Address: Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

Significant Dates: Construction Dates (1519-34)

Supporting Staff/ Designers:
Michelangelo Buonarroti (Architect)

Tags: Reclining Sculptor, Stone, Medici Palaces, Tomb

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