[The Last Judgement]
Etching, 313 x 233mm (12¼ x 9¼"). Glued to backing sheet at top corners.
Etching of Michelangelo's 'Last Judgement' in the Sistine Chapel, with a portrait of Michelangelo in a medallion. The first engraving from Michelangelo's fresco was by the Italian Martino Rota (1569), which served as the prototype for several subsequent engravings, including this one.
see 'The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come' (British Museum catalogue) nos. 97-8; for an earlier engraving of the fresco see ref. 25977
[Ref: 26024] £350.00