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The Eritrean Sibyl, title page from a series of six prints after Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling
The Eritrean Sibyl, title page from a series of six prints after Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling
Date:
1570–1580
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
56.2 x 43.6 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.37699
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The Eritrean sibyl seated in profile, reading, surrounded by neighboring figures (wearing fig leaves over their genitalia) from the pendentives of the chapel ceiling.