Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Persica,

Alternative title(s): The Persian Sibyl

From the set of six engravings, Prophets and Sibyls from the Sistine Ceiling

Engraving

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Very fine

Dimensions (Plate): 557 x 436 mm (21.9 x 17.2 in.)

Signed in plate, along bottom: monogram and date

Watermark: Tower?

Accession number: 1973.37.2.5

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1973

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654); Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler (Lugt 2529)

Bibliography: Bartsch 21; Boorsch 47 ii/iii; Bernardine Barnes, “Michelangelo in Print: Reproductions as Response in the Sixteenth Century (Ashgate, 2010), pp. 38–40, 42–43, 172, on the set of Prophets and Sibyls

Work Type: print

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