Arthritis Didn’t Stop Michelangelo’s Painting

Recently published research suggests that Michelangelo Buonarroti suffered from osteoarthritis for the last 15 years of his life. Miraculously, though the researchers claim that this was why the Renaissance master could not write his own letters toward the end of his life, it did not affect his art practice, which remained prolific up to the week of his death. Just another remarkable fact about this creative genius.

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