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Drawing, Design for a Candlestick

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti. We acquired it in 1942. Its medium is black chalk, brush and brown wash, incised lines and compass points on cream laid paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Hidden Treasure.

This object was purchased from P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd. and catalogued by Marilyn Symmes and Rudolph Berliner.

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Drawing, Design for a Candlestick; Designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564); Italy; black chalk, brush and brown wash, incised lines and compass points on cream laid paper, lined; 1942-36-4

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