Copy after Michelangelo - Oil Painting
Copy after Michelangelo
Oil painting by Vincent Keeling
"The next painting is by an artist far from being under appreciated and little known, is almost universally hailed as one of the all time greats. Of course, we’re talking about one and only Michelangelo.
An ongoing preoccupations of mine over recent years has been the study of anatomy, to try to gain an understanding of how the mechanics of the human body, all the underlying muscles, bones and tendons work their magic to bring us to life; All this with a view to being able to work more freely from imagination.
Few if any artists embodied this epic knowledge of the human body like Michelangelo. And thus, it’s no surprise that I, like so many artists before me, have turned to him for guidance and knowledge.
With this in mind the first study I chose one of the figures that adorn the vault of the Sistine Chapel; And this particular character belongs to groupings known as the Ignudi, which I think just means naked figures.
Interestingly, these Ignudi don’t actually seem to represent biblical figures in the narrative, but more likely figures hinting.... Read more in my Art Blog Here"
Unframed price - 915 Euro
Framed price - 1,015 Euro
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