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The Creation of Adam, Sistine Chapel, from Schola Italica Picturae, plate 2

Series/Portfolio:
Schola Italica Picturae
Artist:
Domenico Cunego (Italian, Verona 1727–1803 Rome)
Artist:
After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome)
Publisher:
Gavin Hamilton (British, Murdieston, Lothian, Scotland 1723–1798 Rome)
Date:
1772
Medium:
Engraving and etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 9/16 in. (55 x 39.5 cm) Plate: 9 13/16 x 18 1/8 in. (25 x 46 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(30)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 2
At lower left: Michelangelo Buonarota pinxit
At lower right: Dom. Cunego sculp. Romae 1772
At bottom center: Formavit Dominus Deus hominem de limo terrae. Gen. Cap. II.V.7 / Romae in Aedibus Vaticanis nella Cappella Sistina

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Nagler III.220
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