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Brutus (Michelangelo)

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Artist  Michelangelo
Created  1538
Location  Bargello
Genre  Kinetic art
Brutus (Michelangelo) Michelangelo Brutus 1540 Marble height 95 cm with base Museo
Periods  Italian Renaissance, High Renaissance, Renaissance
Similar  Michelangelo artwork, Artwork at Bargello, Renaissance artwork

The Brutus is a 1538 bust of Brutus by Michelangelo. It is now in the Bargello museum in Florence. It was commissioned by the republican Donato Giannotti for cardinal Niccolò Ridolfi.

Brutus (Michelangelo) Bust of Brutus c1540 Michelangelo WikiArtorg

It is said to have been commissioned to honor the deed of Lorenzino de Medici, who had earned the name of Brutus by assassinating his distant cousin, Alessandro.

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References

Brutus (Michelangelo) Wikipedia


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