Creation of Adam, number 2 of 40, from the album Schola Italica Picturea (Italian School of Painting)

Domenico Cunego, Italian, 1727 - 1803
Gavin Hamilton, Scottish, 1723 - 1798
after Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, 1475 - 1564

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1772; published 1800

Engraving on wove paper

2nd edition, 1800 (1st edition, 1773)

Sheet: 25 × 17 in. (63.5 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund

2009.40.2

Publisher

Gavin Hamilton, Rome

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Numbered, upper right, in plate: 2; inscribed, lower left, in plate: Michelangelo Buonarota pinxit; lower center: Formavit Dominus Deus hominem de limo. terrce. Gen.Cap.II.V.7 / Romae in Aedibus Vaticanis nella Cappella Sistina; lower right: Dom. Cunego sculp. Roma 1772.

Course History

Italian 3.01, Introductory Italian III, Matteo Gilebbi, Winter 2023

Provenance

Grosvenor Prints, London, England; sold to present collection, 2009.

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