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Portrait of Michelangelo

after 1564
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Marcello Venusti (Italian, about 1515–1579)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 71; Boorsch and Lewis 39, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.2 x 19.7 cm (10 5/16 x 7 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1523

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund