[Fresco in the Sistine Chapel] Pio Septimo Pont. Opt. Max.Hieremias [lettered on plaque in centre]. Michael Angelus Bonarotius pinxit in Sixtino Vaticano Sacello [in design, to upper corners].
Venit Romae apud Montagnani - Mirabili ad Forum Pasquini [Rome, n.d., c.1800].
Engraving, 400 x 530mm. 15¾ x 20¾".
Jeremiah, meaning "Yahweh exalts", or called the "Weeping prophet", was one of the main prophets of the Hebrew Bible. His writings are put together in the Book of Jeremiah. Dedication to Pope Pius VII to lower margin. From a series of plates reproducing the famous frescos by Italian Renaissance painter Michelangelo (1475 – 1564) in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Rome. By Domenico Cunego (Italian, 1727 - 1803).
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