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The Creation of Adam

about 1533
Gasparo Ruina (Italian, active about 1533), After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 1

Dimensions

Sheet: 36 x 51.9 cm (14 3/16 x 20 7/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.535

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This print exists in two states. This state, which appears to be the later, has changes to Adam’s nose and left hand. For an impression of the other state, see 1975.534.

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Karl Ewald Hasse, Göttingen (1810-1902)(Lugt 860); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Karl Ewald Hasse, Göttingen (1810-1902)(Lugt 860); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen