Michelangelo's stairs by Christophe Testi



Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 15.5"
Medium 33.1" x 22.0"
Large 46.9" x 31.2"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

This Helicoidal Stairway is in the Vatican Museum and was designed by Michelangelo.

Canon EOS-1Ds MKIII with 17-40mmL
Shutter Speed: 1/20s (handled)
f/4.0 – ISO 800 – 17mm


  • Kathleen Struckle
    Kathleen Struckleover 5 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous.

  • Thanks Kathleen.

    – Christophe Testi

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellover 5 years ago

    Wonderful shot. The B&W gives quality to it.

  • Thank you, I do like the B&W much better.

    – Christophe Testi

  • terugvanver
    terugvanverover 5 years ago

    great composition and contrast

  • Thanks!

    – Christophe Testi

  • RanyLutz
    RanyLutzover 5 years ago

    I guess OMG would be OK? :) Excellent!

  • Thank you very much, Rany.

    – Christophe Testi

  • franglang
    franglangover 5 years ago

    mesmerizing, nice find.

  • Thank you so much.

    – Christophe Testi

  • redladyart
    redladyartover 5 years ago

    I admire your interesting architecture shots….great portfolio! :)

  • Thanks Sharon for your kind words!

    – Christophe Testi

  • suzannem73
    suzannem73over 5 years ago

    I have seen many photos of this famous spiral staircase, and I believe this is my favorite. Keep up your wonderful work for all of us to enjoy.

  • Thank you, it’s probably one of the rare picture of the stairs with nobody :)

    – Christophe Testi

  • Jing3011
    Jing3011over 5 years ago


  • Thanks.

    – Christophe Testi

  • Linda Sannuti
    Linda Sannutiover 5 years ago

    this is wonderful!

  • thank you, Linda!

    – Christophe Testi

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...over 5 years ago

    Beautiful! Superbly seen & captured!

  • Thanks Daniel, very much appreciated!

    – Christophe Testi

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