He was born in a little Florentine village in Italy called Caprese.
He was born on 1475 and died at the age off 88 in 1564.
He was an Italian painter, sculptor, and writer.
He lived with his Mom and Dad, although his mom died when he was about 6 years old.
He painted the Pieta, a draped virgin Mary with her dead son resting in her arms.
He also painted the 12 apostles on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
His Lasting Impact
People still view his work in mostly Florence, but around the world as well.
He helped teach people and advance sculpting and painting, he was one of the best of his time.