Requires Photography

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; Bellini 50, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.7 x 20.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 in.) Platemark: 26.9 x 20 cm (10 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M26804

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, top right, in pen and black ink, the mark of John Barnard, London (died 1784)(Lugt 1419); verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA Jenkins Bequest (not in Lugt); verso, upper right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

John Barnard, London (d. 1784)(Lugt 1419). Washington Irving Jenkins (b. 1848 - d. 1917), Clinton, MA; August 1, 1917, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins