Here’s possibly the most valuable shopping list you’ll ever see. Most people would never consider a shopping list to be a piece of artwork, but this one might change your mind. This is a handwritten shopping list from Michelangelo which shows that his artwork wasn’t limited to certain projects, but everything that he did — even something as mundane as a shopping list. Why the hand-drawn pictures next to the food names? The lists were likely given to a servant who couldn’t read, thus the illustrations helped them understand what they were supposed to be buying.

hand written shopping list by Michelangelo

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