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Drawing, Erythean Sibyl from the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, after Michelangelo, mid- 16th century

This is a Drawing. It was after Michelangelo Buonarroti. It is dated mid- 16th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black crayon, pen and ink, brush and bistre on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.2 × 16.2 cm (9 1/8 × 6 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Written below, in ink, probably in the 18th century: Copia dall’epoca del Bonaroti

Cite this object as

Drawing, Erythean Sibyl from the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, after Michelangelo, mid- 16th century; After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564); Italy; black crayon, pen and ink, brush and bistre on paper; H x W: 23.2 × 16.2 cm (9 1/8 × 6 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-585

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