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The Persian Sibyl

early 1570s
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 19; Boorsch and Lewis 47, ii/iii; Bellini 17, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 56.3 x 43.8 cm (22 3/16 x 17 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1529

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund