Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Alternative title(s): The Prophet Jeremiah

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


Third of four 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 and figure

Accession number: 1973.37.2.6

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1973

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

Bibliography: Bartsch 22; Boorsch 48 iii/iv; Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, 2006), cat. no. 53, pp. 81–82; 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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