Happy 540th Birthday Michelangelo!!

Five and a half centuries after his birth, the city of Florence honors its most famous painter Michelangelo Buonarroti. Santa Croce was one of the stops for the special ceremony, which included laying a laurel wreath underneath Michelangelo’s family tomb.

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Representatives of Opera di Santa Croce, the Franciscan Community of Santa Croce, the City of Florence and Rotary Michelangelo.

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“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.” Michelangelo Buonarroti

All photo © Opera di Santa Croce


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