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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

P10696

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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)

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