Steamy Tomb (Michelangelo)


Here’s a quick sketch by Michelangelo on paper for a tomb. The bodies are built into the structure of the building. Their languid pose and the misty atmospherics of the sketch give the whole thing the appearance of a bathhouse.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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