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Ishtar Gate, Dragon of Marduk MushhushImage Details
Ishtar Gate, Dragon of Marduk Mushhush (31.25)

Scheme for the Decoration of the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Scheme for the Decoration of the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

Scheme for the Decoration of the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo(Italian, 1475-1564)

Date
c. 1508
Medium
Pen and brown ink and black chalk on cream laid paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 14 11/16 x 9 7/8 in. (37.3 x 25 cm)
Department
Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Classification
Drawing
Credit
City of Detroit Purchase
Accession No.
27.2.A
Provenance
Emile Wauters, Brussels and Paris (black collector's mark on recto in lower right corner and on verso in lower left corner [L.911 and 912 and Suppl. 911]). Sale, Frederick Muller and Co., Amsterdam, June 15 - 16, 1926, no. 118, p. 24, 1927
Keywords
bistre, chalk, paper, pen, study, design
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