Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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) (Dutch, British); V. L. Danvers (British)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer," November 13, 2017–February 12, 2018.

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.

Related Objects

Anatomical Study of a Knee

Artist: School of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome) Date: 1475–1564 Medium: Pen and brown ink Accession: 21.15.2 On view in:Not on view

Anatomical Studies of a Leg (recto); Study of a Leg (verso)

Artist: School of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome) Date: 1475–1564 Medium: Pen and brown ink, and red chalk (recto); pen and brown ink (verso) Accession: 21.15.1 On view in:Not on view

A Figure and Some Architectural Details.

Artist: School of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome) Date: 1475–1564 Medium: Pen and brown ink Accession: 80.3.601 On view in:Not on view

Haman

Artist: After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome) Date: n.d. Medium: Engraving Accession: 62.513.4 On view in:Not on view

Sketches of a Funeral Monument, a Niche with Statues, a Helmet in the Shape of a Human Head, an Entablature and a Female Statue

Artist: After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome) Date: n.d. Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over some traces of leadpoint Accession: 59.608.157a, b On view in:Not on view