Art restorer who led Sistine Chapel restoration dies at 92

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(ANSA) – ROME, MAR 29 – Gianluigi Colalucci, the art restorer
who led the restoration of the Sistine Chapel from 1979 to 1999,
often dubbed “the restoration of the century”, died at the age
of 92 on Sunday night, the Vatican Museums announced on
    “It was he who directed the work of restoring the frescoes of
Michelangelo in the #SistineChapel, considered by many the
restoration of the century,” the Museums said.
    “It is thanks to his courage and talent that today the colours
of Michelangelo’s Ceiling and Last Judgement appear in all their
dazzling splendour”. (ANSA).


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