Sistine Chapel

The chapel was named after Sisto IV (Della Rovere), a Pope of the 15th century. Its construction was inspired in the Temple of Solomon and it is located in the Vatican Apostolic Palace. Its frescoes were painted by some of the best Renaissance artists: Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, Botticelli and others.

A capela recebe o nome de Sisto IV (Della Rovere), Papa do séc. XV. Inspirada no Templo de Salomão, situa-se no Palácio Apostólico Vaticano. Pintaram os seus frescos alguns dos melhores pintores renascentistas: Miguel Ângelo, Rafael, Bernini, Botticelli e outros.

Several painters-'interior of the Sistine Chapel'-fresco

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)-'the creation of Adam'-fresco

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)-'the fall and expulsion from garden of Eden'-fresco

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)-'Last Judgment'-fresco

Cosimo di Lorenzo Rosselli (1439-1507)-'crossing of the Red Sea'-fresco

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