the chapel of the pope in the Vatican at Rome, built for Pope Sixtus IV and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and others.
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How to use Sistine Chapel in a sentence
In contrast with “Sistine Chapel,” most of the wall space and ceiling are left blank.
Near the end of the show, the curators — Rudolf Frieling and Sook-Kyung Lee, assisted by Andrea Nitsche-Krupp — have re-created an installation, “Sistine Chapel,” that first appeared at the 1993 Venice Biennale.
VATICAN CITY—In the 500 or so years since the Sistine Chapel was decorated, it has never looked so good.
She “was an attractive blonde,” Bai writes, “only in the sense that the Sistine Chapel had some pretty good artwork.”How Gary Hart Became the First Political Sex Scandal Casualty | Lloyd Grove | October 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Comparing Yellowstone to the Sistine Chapel is the brainchild of an ex-superintendent of Yellowstone Park.
He was painting the Sistine Chapel, and he was angry at one of the bishops or cardinals, so he painted him in with donkey ears.Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru | Andrew Romano | December 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Have you been compulsively checking to see if white smoke has billowed from the Sistine Chapel yet?Your Guide to Pope-Picking: Conclave Songs, Livefeeds, Betting & More | Nina Strochlic | March 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Sistine Chapel, which stands unique upon the earth, is one of the spots in question.
The Sistine Chapel was the most beautiful apartment in the Vatican.Great Artists, Vol 1. | Jennie Ellis Keysor
The paintings may still be seen in the magnificent room which serves as antechamber to the Sistine Chapel.History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
She rose, holding the child with the greatest dignity—The picture she made could be in the Sistine Chapel.Man and Maid | Elinor Glyn
There was, however, one advantage about the expedition to the Sistine Chapel.Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
British Dictionary definitions for Sistine Chapel
the chapel of the pope in the Vatican at Rome, built for Sixtus IV and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and others
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Cultural definitions for Sistine Chapel
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