Recto: Sketches of two Male Figures
Verso: Architectural sketch

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Sketches of two Male Figures Verso: Architectural sketch

  • Artist/maker

    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1560
  • Material and technique

    recto and Verso: Black chalk on white paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 20.2 x 12 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by a Body of Subscribers, 1846.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1846.82

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Further reading

Carmen Bambach, Claire Barry, Francesco Caglioti, Caroline Elam, Marcella Morangiu, Mauro Mussolin, Michelangelo: Divine draftsman and designer (New York, Metropolitan Museum, 2017), p. 225 no. 200

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 336

Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, III, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford, 1980), App.2.336

Joannides, Paul, The Drawings of Michelangelo and His Followers in the Ashmolean Museum (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 52

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