Portrait Head of Michelangelo Buonarroti

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  • Title

    Portrait Head of Michelangelo Buonarroti

  • Artist/maker

    Daniele da Volterra (1509 - 1566) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Florence (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1560 - 1566
  • Material and technique

    bronze with walnut socle

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    lowest part of neck to top head 28 cm (height)
    socle 20 cm (width)
    socle to lowest part of bronze 16 cm (height)
    with socle 10 kg (weight)
    socle without dowl 13 cm approx. (height)
    socle 20 cm (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by William Woodburn, 1845.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 43 | Italian Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), no. 109

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