Prophets and Sibyls from the Sistine Chapel; The Eritrean Sybil

Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520 - 1582
after Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, 1475 - 1564


early 1570s

Engraving on paper


Plate: 22 5/16 × 17 3/8 in. (56.6 × 44.2 cm)

Sheet (Irreg.): 23 1/4 × 18 5/16 in. (59.1 × 46.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in black ink, near center of image: IONES IACOBVS/DE RVBIS FORMIS ROMAE/ad Templum Sa. Ma. de Pace cum/ Privil Suim Pont.; inscribed, in black ink, near bottom center of image: MICHAEL ANGELVS INVENT-ET PINXIT. GEORGIVS MANTVANVS FECIT Nic-Van alst formis Rome

Course History

ARTH 48.07, Michaelangelo's Modernism, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019


Robert Dance, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2005.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 21; Boorsch and Lewis 45

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