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The Last Judgment

Artist:
School of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome)
Date:
1570–90
Medium:
Black chalk on brownish paper
Dimensions:
10-11/16 x 17-1/16 in. (27.2 x 43.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
67.152
Not on view
Marking: Watermark: fleur de lis inscribed within two inscribed circles (maximum height approximately 4.2 cm); close to but larger than Briquet nos. 7109 (Likhatscheff, ca. 1562), 7121 (Ferrara, 1587), 7125 (Vicenza, 1577).
Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London); V. L. Danvers (Hildenborough, Kent)
Tolnay, III, 1978, under no. 349r
"Illustrated London News". Illustrated London News, London, August 28, 1937, p. 332, ill.

Johan Quirijn van Regteren Altena "Zu Michelangelos Zeichnungen, besonders aus den Jahren 1530 bis 1535" Stil und Überlieferung in der Kunst des Abendlandes. Akten des 21. Internationalen Kongresses für Kunstgeschichte in Bonn 1964. Band II: Michelangelo. Berlin, 1967, pp. 178-79, pl. 46.2, repr. (as Michelangelo, private collection, England).

Charles De Tolnay Corpus dei Disegni di Michelangelo. 4 vols., Novara, 1975-1980, vol. 3, p. 24, under no. 349, repr. (as Scuola di Michelangelo).

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp. 141-43, no. 133, ill.

Michelangelo: A Sculptor's World. Exh. cat., The Queens Museum, New York, October 20, 1983 - January 8, 1984. Queens Museum of Art, Queens, The Queens Museum, 1984, cat. no. 16.

Bernadine Barnes "A Lost Modello for Michelangelo's Last Judgment." Master Drawings. vol. 26, 1988, pp. 239-48, fig. 1, ill.

Claudia Echinger-Maurach "Umstrittene Entwürfe Michelangelos für das Jüngste Gericht" in Michelangelo als zeichner. Akten des Internationalen Kolloquiums Wien, Albertina-Museum, 19.-20. November 2010. Mübster, 2013, p. 360.

John T. Spike, Adriano Marinazzo, Pina Ragionieri et al. Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane. Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti Exh. cat. Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary (Feb. 9-Apr. 14, 2013) and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Apr. 21 - Jun. 30, 2013). Muscarelle Museum of Art and Florence, 2013, p. 149, under no. 2.



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