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1.     The Sistine Chapel was so named because Pope _____________________ renovated it.
     Sixtus IV
2.     Pope Julius II employed such fine artists as Michelangelo, Bramante, and _________________ .
     Raphael
3.     There are ________ large panels on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
     nine
4.     The most famous panel is called "______________________________________________."
     The Creation of Man
5.     Michelangelo wanted to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, despite the fact that he was really a sculptor. True or false?
     false
6.     One of Michelangelo's innovations in painting was his self-supporting____________________.
     scaffolding
7.     The ceiling had smaller paintings of five sibyls and seven ______________ of the Old Testament.
     prophets
8.     Michelangelo painted many nudes on the ceiling of the chapel to celebrate the Creation. True or false?
     true
9.     Eight small lunettes depict the ancestors of ________________ .
     Christ
10.     Pope Paul III commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ____________ wall of the Sistine Chapel.
     altar
11.     What is the painting in #10 called? What is unusual about its depiction of Christ?
     "The Last Judgment" / Christ is shown as being an angry judge
12.     Name the three reasons why #10 was censored and almost destroyed.
     beardless Christ, Greek mythology, and nudes
13.     ______________ is paint spread on moist lime plaster.
     Fresco
14.     There is no portrait of Christ on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. True or false?
     true
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