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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1540-80 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sanuto, Giulo (printmaker)
    Michelangelo, born 1475 - died 1564 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1268

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 56

Physical description

Christ on the Cross, with his head inclined to the left, two angels draped and wingless resting on the clouds by his side, and a skull at the foot of the cross; After Michelangelo; Engraving print on paper; Reversed copy of DYCE.1267; Inscribed 'MICHAEL ANGELVS INVENTOR. Venettis.'.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1540-80 (made)

Artist/maker

Sanuto, Giulo (printmaker)
Michelangelo, born 1475 - died 1564 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

MICHAEL ANGELVS INVENTOR. Venettis.
Inscribed lower right.

320
Pencil inscription, lower right.

Dyce stamp on lower right.

Descriptive line

Christ on the Cross; After Michelangelo; Engraving print on paper; Reversed copy of DYCE.1267; Inscribed 'MICHAEL ANGELVS INVENTOR. Venettis.'; By Giulo Sanuto; Italy; 1540-80.

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.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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