Happy Birthday to Michelangelo!

Many believe – and I believe – that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.

~Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni


I am no art critic, but in my humble opinion, Michelangelo’s Pietà is his greatest work: