Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475 – 1564

Boaz

fresco — 1508-1512 Museum Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Michelangelo Buonarroti biography

This work is linked to Ruth 2:1

Boaz was a wealthy farmer from Bethlehem, married to Ruth. He is one of David's and Jesus' ancestors.

This is one of the frescoes in the arches above the windows in the Sistine Chapel.

In the other half of this arch are Ruth and her son Obed.

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