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Print - The Prophets and Sibyls; The Prophet Joel
  • The Prophets and Sibyls
    Ghisi, Giorgio, born 1520 - died 1582
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The Prophets and Sibyls; The Prophet Joel

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ghisi, Giorgio, born 1520 - died 1582 (printmaker)
    Michelangelo, born 1475 - died 1564 (from frescos by, artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1273

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 58

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Physical description

The Prophet Joel; 'IOEL'; From the frescoes by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel; Print on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1540 (made)

Artist/maker

Ghisi, Giorgio, born 1520 - died 1582 (printmaker)
Michelangelo, born 1475 - died 1564 (from frescos by, artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

G. M. 1540, Nicº. Van aelst . for.

Descriptive line

The Prophet Joel; 'IOEL'; From the frescoes by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel; Print on paper; By Giorgio Ghisi; Italy; 1540.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'ITALIAN SCHOOL.
...
GIORGIO GHISI MANTOVANO.
Bom at Mantua in 1520, died there in 1582.

The PROPHETS and SIBYLS. From the frescoes by Michel Angelo in the Sistine Chapel.

(1.) The Prophet Jeremiah. "HIEREMIAS." Nicº Van aelst formis Romæ.” B.17. 1272
(2.) The Prophet Joel. "IOEL.” G. M. 1540, Nicº. Van B.18. 1273
(3.) The Persian Sibyl. "PERSICHA." G. M. F.. 1540, Nicº. van aelst for. Romæ.” B.19. 1274
(4.) The Delphic Sibyl "DELPHICA." G. M. F. 1540, , Nicº. van aelst for. Romæ.” B.20. 1275
(5.) The Cumæn Sibyl. MICHAEL ANGELVS INVENT ET PINXlT GEORGIVS MANTVANVS FECIT. Nicº. van aelst for. Romæ. B.21. 1276
(6.) The Prophet Daniel. G. M. F. 1540. Nicº. van aelst for. Romæ. B.22. 1277 '

[The letter B., and the numbers accompanying it, refer to Adam von Bartsch's Peinter-Graveur .]

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Prophet; Joel

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection code

PDP

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