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The Prophet Ezekiel; from the series of Prophets and Sibyls in the Sistine Chapel

Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome)
Nicolaus van Aelst (Flemish, Brussels 1526–1613 Rome)
Engraving; third state of five (BLL)
Sheet (Trimmed): 22 1/8 × 17 1/8 in. (56.2 × 43.5 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1984
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in image lower left: "G.MAF.1540 / Nic.o van aelst for. Romae"
Vendor: Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt
Grey Art Gallery, New York University. "Paper Museums: The Reproductive Print in Europe, 1500–1850," September 13, 2005–December 3, 2005.

Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis 157.46.iii; Bellini 1979, p.142; Bellini 1998, 81.16.iii; Bartsch XV.393.22; TIB 31[15], 61.22.iii
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 22, p. 393.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 22.iii, p. 61, ill.

Paolo Bellini "Incisioni di Giorgio Ghisi" Rassegna di studi e di notizie. 7, 1979, p. 142.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, cat. no. 46.iii, p. 157, ill.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998, cat. no. 16.iii, p. 81, ill.

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