Asked by: Minodora Killisperger
asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th January, 2020

How old is the Sistine Chapel?

c. 1473-1483

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Then, how long did it take to paint the Sistine Chapel?

four years

Secondly, how big is the Sistine Chapel? 40 m x 14 m

Also to know is, why was the Sistine Chapel built?

Sistine Chapel, papal chapel in the Vatican Palace that was erected in 1473–81 by the architect Giovanni dei Dolci for Pope Sixtus IV (hence its name). It is famous for its Renaissance frescoes by Michelangelo. The Sistine Chapel had great symbolic meaning for the papacy as the chief consecrated…

How much is the Sistine Chapel worth?

Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, was worth nearly a billion dollars.

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