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The Creation of Adam

The Creation of Adam, Michelangelo
Artist: Michelangelo
Year: c. 1511
Type: Fresco
Location: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
Dimensions: 480.10 cm 230.10 cm (189.0 in 90.6 in)
The Creation of Adam is a painting by Michelangelo created around 1511. The painting is a section of Michelangelo's fresco Sistine Chapel ceiling which was created at the commission of Pope Julius II. It depicts the bible scene in which god breathes life into Adam, the first human.

Michelangelo finished this as one of his last fresco's on the Sistine ceiling. Along with The Last Supper, The Creation of Adam is one the most replicated religious paintings of all time.