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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA, 1727–1785, Italian, active in Britain (1755-85)
Title:

Design for a Monument to the Memory of Michaelangelo

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brown and gray wash, graphite on paper laid down on heavy laid paper with brown wash border
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 × 13 15/16 inches (30.5 × 35.4 cm) and Mount: 12 11/16 × 14 1/2 inches (32.2 × 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "G.B. Cipriani 1726-85 | Design for a monument to the memory of | Michael Angelo"; in graphite, right: "Barlow Knutsford"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1240
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | brushes | cherub | chisel | footstool | hammer | leaning | low-relief sculpture | monument | nudes | palette | religious and mythological subject | sculpture | sitting | thoughtful | torch | vase | veil | women | wreaths
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8000
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