We the Italians March 21, 2016 - 77 - Page 32

st # 77 MARCH 21 , 2016 up painting more than ries in the corners, seven 300 figures. prophets and five sibyls, forty ancestors of Christ, What did Michelangelo ten medallions depicting really have to come throu- Old Testament events, gh? and a large multitude of nude figures (yes, nudes, First problem: dimen- in one of the most sacred sions. Forty meters long places in the world). )