Il Braghettone

The gigantic work of art that covers the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was not always unanimous. In fact, after the death of the painter Michelangelo, Pope Paul IV said he was offended by the omnipresence of nudity in this fresco and tried to make it disappear. The Italian artist Daniele da Volterra then saved masterpiece veil elegant pants, naked bodies of allegories. What a nice feeling after earned him the nickname “the Braghettone” (read: the breeches-maker). It is a tribute to the painter Fanny Viollet embarked rhabillement these large nudes that have marked the history of art.

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