COLORATIVA EXCLUSIVE Limited Edition of 1999 numbered copies. Each set contains three folio volumes: the Frescos of the 15th Century (pp.268), the Ceiling (pp.258), the Last Judgement (pp.258). Italian and English text by Antonio Paolucci, former Director of the Vatican Museums.

The Vatican Museums and the esteemed Italian art publisher Scripta Maneant have joined forces to produce an extraordinary three-volume photographic record of the Sistine Chapel. Using the latest photographic technology more than 270,000 images were shot by a team of photographers over the course of 65 nights, working while the Vatican is closed from 7pm until 2am. The results have been stitched together electronically to reveal the frescoes by Michelangelo and other masters in unprecedented colour and detail.

 

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