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RE: Michelangelo question


From: Robin Singer (RSinger_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Dec 06 2002 - 11:53:00 PST

The horns symbolize the stereotype about the Jewish people having horns. I
don't know about the "skin"

-----Original Message-----
From: Hillmer, Jan []
Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 1:57 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Michelangelo question

Here's a question for you art History buffs. What is the significance of
the 'Horns' in Michelangelo's sculpture of Moses? How about the "skin"
supposedly a self portrait in The Last Judgement?