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Childhood Artworks of 7 Famous Artists

Michelangelo Buonarroti, The Torment of Saint Anthony (1487)

Michelangelo, The Torment of Saint Anthony, ca. 1487-1488.

Michelangelo, The Torment of Saint Anthony, ca. 1487-1488.

Michelangelo started to show an incredible attention to details in his paintings already around age of 12. The painting above was considered to be the first painted one, however it appeared to be a copy of t Martin Schongauer’s work with minor alterations – reflecting the demon with the scale( inspired by the visit to the market ), and Italian scenery on the background.