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They could so eas­ily have be­come ri­vals, but when Se­bas­tiano del Piombo met fel­low Re­nais­sance mas­ter Michelan­gelo in 1511, the pair forged a friend­ship and em­barked on an artis­tic re­la­tion­ship. At the time, Michelan­gelo was in Rome fin­ish­ing the ex­quis­ite Sis­tine Chapel, but the two artists soon be­gan work­ing to­gether on the Pi­età for San Francesco in Viterbo and, later, The Rais­ing of Lazarus, painted for the Cathe­dral of Nar­bonne. See both of these works in

Michel an­gelo& Se­bas­tiano

at The Na­tional Gallery (from 15 Mar; p. 37), along­side pieces that pre­cede their meet­ing.

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