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The Temptation and Expulsion from Eden, Sistine Chapel, from Schola Italica Picturae, plate 3

Series/Portfolio:
Schola Italica Picturae
Artist:
Antonio Capellan (Italian, ca. 1740–1793)
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 5/16 in. (25 x 46.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(31)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 3
At lower left: Michelangelo Buonarota pinxit
At lower right: Antonio Capellan sculpsit 1772.
At bottom center: Tulit igitur mulier de fructu illius, et comedit. Gen. Cap. III. / Romae in Aedibus Vaticanis nella Cappella Sistina

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Le Blanc I.584.31
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