Prophets and Sibyls from the Sistine Chapel; The Persian Sybil

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

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early 1570s

Engraving on paper

ii/III

Sheet (Irreg.): 22 3/8 × 17 1/2 in. (56.9 × 44.5 cm)

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

2005.50.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in black ink, below center of image: PERSICHA; inscribed, in black ink, near bottom left corner: G. MF 1540/ Nic uan aelst for./Rome

Course History

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

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch 19; Boorsch and Lewis 47

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