Recto: Hercules and Antaeus and other Studies
Verso: Miscellaneous Sketches and a Poem

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Hercules and Antaeus and other Studies Verso: Miscellaneous Sketches and a Poem

  • Artist/maker

    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1524 - 1525
  • Material and technique

    recto: Red chalk on white paper
    Verso: Red chalk and pen and brown ink

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 28.8 x 42.7 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.

    WA1846.63

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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. 133 nos. 109 - 110

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 317

Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, III, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford, 1980), App.2.317

Joannides, Paul, The Drawings of Michelangelo and His Followers in the Ashmolean Museum (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 30

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