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Saint Matthew And Two Of Michelangelos 4 Slaves These So Called Slaves , Figures ...

Saint Matthew And Two Of Michelangelos 4 Slaves These So Called Slaves , Figures ...

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Format: film, 35mm
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Description: Saint Matthew and two of Michelangelos 4 slaves These so called slaves , figures desperately trying to wriggle free of the stone that holds them , are unfinished works by MichelAngelo that had been part of a project for the Tomb of Pope Julius II After the death of Julius , his relatives decided that such an expensive was no longer necessary and these statues were left incomplete In each of the statues an intense relationship of forces is established between the emerging figures and the material space enveloping and constraining them Academy Gallery , Florence , Tuscany , Italy Europe

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