Artist Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520-1582
Artist after Marcello Venusti, Italian, 1512-1579
Title
  • Michelangelo
  • Portrait of Michelangelo (alternate title)
Date ca. 1565
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 1/2 × 7 3/4 inches (26.7 × 19.7 cm)
Sheet: 10 5/8 × 7 7/8 inches (27 × 20 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S520
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, below inscription, lower center: GMF [artist's monogram]
Marks Watermark: [obscured by center of image]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center of image: [seven-line inscription in Latin]
May 1885, (F. Keppel & Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)