Biography – The Divine Michelangelo

To produce one of the world’s great masterpieces is impressive. To create three is truly astonishing – but this is exactly what Michelangelo did five hundred years ago. With his own hands he designed and created the most famous sculpture in the world – the David; the most awe-inspiring painting – the ceiling of the Sistine chapel; and one of the world’s greatest buildings – the dome of St Peter’s, the jewel in the crown of the Roman skyline.