"The Sistine Chapel Ceiling" by Michelangelo

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Painted by Renaissance master Michelangelo, the fresco cycle on the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel is one of the most impressive artworks ever created. But did you know that Michelangelo was not the only artist to have paintings in the chapel? Find out which other Renaissance artists' work are displayed there and how Michelangelo's cycle fits into the schema by watching this film.

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