Michelangelo’s illustrated grocery list

Published on February 7th, 2014 | by Admin



Apparently Michelangelo would illustrate his grocery lists so his illiterate servants would know what to buy at the market.

It’s not that surprising once you think about it, yet it is still intriguing to see that one of the greatest artists ever plied his craft for even the most mundane tasks. Michelangelo, the famous Renaissance artist of the 15th and 16th centuries, not only wrote grocery lists, he also drew pictures of the food he needed.

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Story: Abraham, 22 Words | Photo: Seattle Art Museum

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