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Michelangelo Buonarroti: The Prophet Daniel

Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475 – 1564

The Prophet Daniel

fresco — 1508-1512 Museum Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Michelangelo Buonarroti biography

This work is linked to Daniel 1:1

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Daniel is known as a prophet partly because of his power to explain dreams. But first and foremost Daniel is the hero of his own book.

This is one of the frescoes showing prophets in the Sistine Chapel. It is part of Michelangelo's ceiling decoration.

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