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ID: 700000162Record Type: Movable Work
Wooden Model for the Façade of San Lorenzo, Florence (model (representation); Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564) ; completed 1555; Museo della Casa Buonarroti (Florence, Firenze province, Tus...; unavailable)
Note: This is probably one of the two models described by Michelangelo in a letter to his brother, Lionardo, in September 1555. His designs for the façade had begun in 1515. The facade was never built.
Titles:
Wooden Model for the Façade of San Lorenzo, Florence (preferred,C,U,RP,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
model (representation) [300047753] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by function>)

Classifications:
architecture (preferred)
European art
sculpture

Creation Date: completed 1555

Creator Display:
Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564) [preferred,VP]
architect Buonarroti, Michelangelo (Italian sculptor, painter, and architect, 1475-1564) [500010654]
Locations:
Current: Casa Buonarroti (Florence, Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy) [500288855] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: unavailable
Display Materials: poplar, cypress, pine and other wood; traces of white lead paint and gesso
poplar (wood) [300012363]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood (plant material), <wood by composition or origin>, hardwood)
cypress (wood) [300012540]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood (plant material), <wood by composition or origin>, softwood)
pine (wood) [300012620]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood (plant material), <wood by composition or origin>, softwood)
lead-based paint [300015052]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, oil paint (paint))
Term Not Found
....... (AAT Candidate)

Dimensions: 216 x 283 x 50 cm (7 feet 3 inches x 9 feet 3 inches x 1 foot 7 inches); scale: 1: 12
Cultures:
Italian (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Renaissance [300021140] (preferred,N/A)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <Renaissance-Baroque styles and periods>)

General Subject:
architecture (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
facade [300002526]
.....(Objects Facet, Components (Hierarchy Name), components (objects), <components by specific context>, architectural elements, <structural elements and components for structural elements>, structural elements, enclosing structural elements, <walls and wall components>, walls, <walls by location or context>, exterior walls, <façades and façade components>) (AAT)
San Lorenzo [700000163]
.....(San Lorenzo [700000163], Built Work [700000001], Top of the CONA hierarchy [700000000]) (CONA)

Related Works:
depicts .... San Lorenzo [700000163]
..........(church (building); Brunelleschi, Filippo (Italian architect, sculptor, 1377-1446); completed after his death; begun 1421)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Wooden Model for the Façade of San Lorenzo, Florence........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-) accessed 21 January 2011
Subject: ....... [VP]
....................... CDWA online (1995-) accessed 21 January 2011
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Millon and Smyth, Michelangelo Architect (1988)
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