Prophets and Sibyls from the Sistine Chapel; The Prophet Joel

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


early 1570s

Engraving on paper


Plate: 22 3/8 × 17 in. (56.9 × 43.2 cm)

Sheet (Irreg.): 23 1/16 × 18 in. (58.5 × 45.7 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, below center of image: IOEL; inscribed, in black ink, near bottom center of image: G. MF. 1540/Nic. van aelst for.

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 18; Boorsch and Lewis 44

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