Episode #33: Rivals- Raphael vs. Michelangelo (Season 3, Episode 2)
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One pair of incredible Renaissance artists experienced a particularly epic rivalry. Both were vying for the same patrons, and their professional contempt very quickly got ultra-personal. Today, explore the intense conflict between Michelangelo and Raphael, both seeking approval and projects from one of the most innovative patrons: Pope Julius II.
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Additional music credits
"life in prospect" by Dee Yan-Key is licensed under BY-NC-SA 4.0; "On my Way to Work" by Lobo Loco is licensed under BY-NC-ND 4.0; "Labyrinth Dreams" by Julie Maxwell's Piano Music is licensed under BY-ND-4.0 ; "Meekness" by Kai Engel is licensed under BY 4.0; "Night Theft" by Tagirijus is licensed under BY-NC-SA 4.0; "One Moment" by Borrtex is licensed under BY-NC 4.0
Links and further resources
Source: Notes in the History of Art 3, "Raphael, Michelangelo, Sebastiano: High Renaissance Rivalry"
The Lives of the Artists, Giorgio Vasari
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, Ross King