Michelangelo makes a shopping list

Michelangelo’s shopping list

Not only was Italian artist Michelangelo one of the greatest sculptors and painters of the High Renaissance, he created art even when making a shopping list. Most likely, the extra effort was to communicate with his assistants who went to market for him.


Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564)
Above is his sculpture of David (1501-1504), located in Florence

Photo by Jorge Gardner on Unsplash

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