Requires Photography

Frontispiece to Seventy-two Studies after Figures by Michelangelo from the Sistine Ceiling

1563–65
Adamo Scultori (Italian, about 1530–1587)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 27; Bellini 21, i/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 11 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.) Platemark: 12.4 x 10.8 cm (4 7/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

B1645.1

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 1884); verso, bottom center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, bottom center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (Lugt 1884); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock