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Ivan Franko

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Michelangelo's "Moses" (1904)

Michelangelo's «Moses

In April 1904, while travelling with M. S. Hrushevsky in Italy, Ivan Franko visited the Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome and saw a sculpture of Moses by Michelangelo.

In 1905, Ivan Franko created his image of Moses in same-named poem.

Photo: March 21, 2010.