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Treasures of the Court / Pope Julius II and the Papal Court (r. 150313)s / IJahangir, Mughal Empire

Covering 500 years, 38 patrons and several continents, this course is an examination of audacious acts of patronage and how they resulted in some of the finest art collections in the world.

Pope Julius II and the Papal Court (r. 1503–13)

Despite his reputation for torture and bribery, 'il papa terrible' was an incredible patron of the arts. His soldiers forced Michelangelo to paint the Sistine Chapel and he asked the sculptor to design him a tomb; he also commissioned Raphael to paint the Vatican frescos; and Bramante to re-design St. Peter's Basilica.


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Date and Time:

14 October 2014 at 10:45 am


Half Day



The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square

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