Giudizio universale, Michelangelo. The Last Judgment is a canonical fresco by the Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo executed on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. The work took four years to complete and was done between 1536 and 1541. Michelangelo began working on it some twenty years after having finished the Sistine Chapel ceiling.
Diptych with the Coronation of the Virgin and the Last Judgment, ca. 1260-70. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1970 (1970.324.7a, b) | Intended for the private contemplation and devotion of its owner, this palm-size ivory diptych illustrates both the reward of salvation and the consequence of damnation. #cloisters