The Prophet Joel; from the series of Prophets and Sibyls in the Sistine Chapel. Artist: Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520-1582

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The Prophet Joel; from the series of Prophets and Sibyls in the Sistine Chapel. Artist: Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520-1582
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The Prophet Joel; from the series of Prophets and Sibyls in the Sistine Chapel. Artist: Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520-1582 Mantua); Artist: After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475-1564 Rome); Publisher: Pietro Facchetti (Italian, Mantua 1535-1619 Rome); Date: 1570-75; Medium: Engraving; Dimensions: sheet: 22 5/16 x 16 11/16 in. (56.7 x 42.4 cm) borderline(?); Classification: Prints; Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Goodwin M. Breinin, 1984 / As explained by Boorsch (in Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis 1985, p. 164) the dates of 1540 and 1549 engraved on some of the plates from the series is false. The plates should rather be dated to the early 1570s.; Inscription: Lettered in a tablet within image: ´IOEL´ Lettered lower centre: ´.G.MAF. 1549 / Petrus Fachettus Ma[n]tuanus formis Romae´ Inscribed in pen and ink lower right: ´bij Michael Angeli g.dan[?]´