How old was Michelangelo when he painted the Sistine Chapel?

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How old was Michelangelo when he painted the Sistine Chapel?

How old was Michelangelo when he painted the Sistine Chapel?

33 years old In the same 1508 he commissioned a young man of 33, Michelangelo, to paint the vault of the Sistine chapel (which his uncle Sixtus IV had already frescoed along the walls with the stories of Christ and Moses, a work by Botticelli, Signorelli, Perugino ...).

What do the two fingers touching each other mean?

The prevalent use of V-shaped fingers is to symbolize victory, but other meanings are also distinguished, which differ according to different social, cultural and geographical contexts. The multiple meanings assumed by the gesture are also manifested by the different position of the hand.

Where is creation located?

The Creation of Adam is one of the scenes that appear on the vault of the Sistine Chapel. The building is part of the Vatican Museums and is located in Vatican City. The cycle of frescoes that decorate the vault of the Sistine Chapel were commissioned by Pope Julius II della Rovere.
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