Garden of Eden

Michelangelo (Buonarroti)   -  
The Creation of Man/The Creation of Dionysos by Phidias

The restless position of Michelangelo`s Adam is compared with the resting figure of Dionysos from the Parthenon.


Portion: Bereshit
Marble sculpture
British Museum, London
Date : c. 440 BCE
Additional creations Michelangelo (Buonarroti)
                 
Creation
Garden of Eden
Cain and Abel
The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham`s trials
The Patriarchal Family
The Sacrifice of Isaac
Birthright and Blessing
Jacob`s dream
Jacob`s struggles
Judah and Tamar
Joseph
The Life of Moses
The Life of Miriam
The Burning Bush
Parting of the Red Sea
Matan Torah
The Golden Calf
The Desert Wanderings
Women in the Book of Judges I
Women in the Book of Judges II
David
Elijah
Ezekiel
Jonah
The Story of Job
Song of Songs
Ruth
Esther
Alphabet
Cherubim
The Temple and the Ark