made out of tempera
Michelangelo begins painting The Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel.
5 years, 2 days later
The Last Judgement is completed and unveiled.
11 months, 28 days later
Michelangelo's fresco of the Last Judgement is first revealed to the public on Christmas Day.
Symonds, John Addington: "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", Modern Library (New York), p.338