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Portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti

late 18th–early 19th century
Possibly by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)

Catalogue Raisonné

Possibly De Vesme/Calabi 0769 (The portrait medallion in this print is 109 mm in diameter; de Vesme/Calabi describes it as 134 mm in diameter. Also, the inscription is different.); possibly Tuer 1745


Sheet: 20.2 x 13.8 cm (7 15/16 x 5 7/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund