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Photo of Sistine Chapel

In Addition to Ceiling

In addition to the ceiling, Michelangelo's other great work is The Last Judgment, on the altar wall. This powerful work centers on Christ the Judge, who compels the damned to the with his left hand and lifts up the saved to heaven with his right. Surrounding Christ are the planets, the sun and saints.

Photo © Holly Hayes.