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Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475 – 1564
fresco — 1508-1512
Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
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This work is linked to Jeremiah 1:1
Tags: Prophet | Sistine Chapel - ceiling
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Jeremiah was one of the great prophets of the Old Testament. His life and works are collected in the Book of Jeremiah and in the Lamentations.
For this fresco in the Sistine Chapel Michelangelo probably depicted Jeremiah lamenting the fall of Jerusalem. More than a century later, Rembrandt also a lamenting Jeremiah.
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