Michelangelo Buonarroti

Michelangelo is one of the most admired artists of his time. People all over the world admire his work. He completed many works of art in his time and inspired many people with them. He was talented in many ways. He was a poet, a sculptor, a painter, and architect.
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy (Early Life and Training). His father, Lodovico Buonarroti, worked for the Florence Government so his family moved to Florence Italy shortly after his birth (Early Life and Training). When Michelangelo was only six years old his mother died (Early Life). His father didn’t like his interest of art being his career, but he realized his son's talent.
When he was thirteen years old he was apprenticed by painter Domenico Ghirlandaio (Early Life and Training). Ghirlandaio recommended that Michelangelo move to Medici Gardens (Early Life). Lorenzo dé Medici liked Michelangelo’s work and allowed him to stay in his palatial home (Early LIfe and Training). Michelangelo learned a lot from other people in the palace. He studied classical sculpture and human anatomy while staying at Medici Gardens (Early Life). While Michelangelo was studying human anatomy he traded a wooden crucifix for permission to study dead bodies (Early Life 1475-1504). While studying the corpses he would get sick from them and had to take periodic breaks in his studies (Early Life 1475-1504). Lorenzo died on April 8, 1492 (Early Adulthood). After Lorenzo died rules changed and Michelangelo left the Medici palace to live with his father again. He later moved to Bologna, and in 1496 he moved to Rome to continue studying (Michelangelo).
When Lorenzo died it caused many problems with the Florence government. While these things were happening Michelangelo moved from Florence to Rome until 1501 when everything was over and he could move back to Florence (Early Life 1475-1504). While he was in Florence he sculpted his first sculpture called the Cupid. There are...