However, when Michelangelo's nephew and namesake eventually published over one hundred poems in 1623, any suggestion of homosexuality was effaced .
That didn't stop religious zealots accusing him in his lifetime of filling the Sistine Chapel with gay art. When Michelangelo painted the Last.
Always dangerous to speculate on these things but evidence suggests that Michelangelo was indeed gay. I'll offer a couple. First, Michelangelo (like DaVinci ).
"I cringe when my students refer to Michelangelo as a "homosexual." Why? Because describing someone in the sixteenth century as "gay, "homosexual,".