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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1980,U.1437

  • Description

    An old man in a niche stretching forward, after the fresco by Tibaldi in the Palazzo Poggi. 1570s Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1570-1600
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 377 millimetres
    • Width: 256 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below "Michael Angelus Bonarotus Patritius Florentinus inventor. Joannes Baptista de Cavaleriis Briscianus incidebat. C.B. Romae'
  • Curator's comments

    The statement by Cavalieri that this design is by Michelangelo is more than surprising given that the Palazzo Poggi frescoes were as recent as 1555 and that Michelangelo had died in 1564.

  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1980,U.1437

An old man in a niche stretching forward, after the fresco by Tibaldi in the Palazzo Poggi.  1570s Engraving

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An old man in a niche stretching forward, after the fresco by Tibaldi in the Palazzo Poggi. 1570s Engraving

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