Michelangelo 1475-1564 Michelangelo was an Italian Sculptor, painter, architect, engineer, & poet during the Renaissance. He was raised in Florence Italy, but spent most of his life in Rome. Family Members Father, Mother (who died when he was 6), and 4 brothers Physical appearance Scraggly Beard disfigured nose (due to a punch when he was 17) 5'2" and 100 lbs small eyes narrow lips Personality traits pious independent persistent determined Education Apprenticed to Domenico Ghirlandajo in 1488. He received further training at the palace of Medici, and studied in various other places throughout his life. Important works David (1504) Pieta (1499) Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1512) The Creation of Adam (1512) The Last Judgement (1541) Moses (1515) impact His art impacted Christian concepts of what important figures of the bible looked like. Most of his work is now on display in Rome & Vatican City.