Share this entry
Michelangelo Syllabification: Mi·chel·an·ge·lo
Pronunciation: /ˌmikəlˈanjəlō/

Definition of Michelangelo in English:

(1475–1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; full name Michelangelo Buonarroti. A leading figure of the High Renaissance, Michelangelo established his reputation with sculptures such as the Pietà (circa 1497–1500) and David (1501–04). Under papal patronage he decorated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome (1508–12) and painted the fresco The Last Judgment (1536–41), both important mannerist works. His architectural achievements include the completion of St. Peter’s cathedral in Rome (1546–64).

Words that rhyme with Michelangelo

Definition of Michelangelo in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources