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The Creation of Eve, Sistine Chapel, from Schola Italica Picturae, plate 4

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 7/16 x 11 1/4 in. (24 x 28.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.21(32)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 4
At lower left: Michelangelo Buonarota P.
At lower right: Ant. Capellan Sc. 1772.
At bottom center: Aedificavit Dominus Deus costam, quam tulerat de Adam in mulieren. Gen.C.II.V.22 / Romae in Aedibus Vaticanis nella Cappella Sistina

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Le Blanc I.584.32
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