Who painted The Creation of Adam ?


The Creation of Adam (1508-1512) is an iconic work of Biblical art and the most famous painting in the world. It was painted on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by the High Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564). He was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Michelangelo created 31 sculptures (David, Moses, and Pieta). He made 7 paintings (The Last Judgement 1541). He wrote 300 poems. The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City, Italy.

Creation of Adam

Michelangelo Signature

St Peter Basilica, Vatican City, Rome, Italy                   J152821402

Sistine Chapel Ceiling

Michelangelo - Biography

Sistine_Chapel_ceiling_left         Michelangelo - Last Jugdement

Michelangelo - David               Michelangelo - Moses

Michelangelo - Pieta


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