Lecture no. 21 from the course: Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance
Taught by Professor William Kloss | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
In the early 1500s, Michelangelo was engaged to paint a fresco of the Battle of Cascina in Florence. It was never completed, since he was summoned to Rome to design a massive papal tomb with sculptures that would become some of his greatest figures, including Moses and Dying Slave.