Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

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Ceiling detail of the Sistine Chapel. The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in Vatican City.

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Apostolic Palace The official residence of the Pope. Also known as the Papal Palace. Vatican City, Vatican. -------------------- * Limited Edition (5 Prints for each size) * Authentication on the back ** Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery Copyright @ 2014 Deck Six Originals Photographer Jeffrey L. Deck

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Head of Augustus The Colossal Head of Augustus Cortile della Pigna Apostolic Palace - Vatican Museum Rome, Italy

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2 Euro coins: Portrait of Dante Alighieri by Raphael. The original portrait, part of the Disputation of the Holy Sacrament, is in the Apostolic Palace of Vatican City.

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