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Moses by Michelangelo

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Inscription

recto, below rt, in ink: Guido painting Beatrice Cenci in prison the day preceding her execution. From a painting by Ratti. (inscription is crossed out in graphite)

Provenance

Robert Hershkowitz Ltd., England; to private collector, Santa Monica, CA; given to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Clifford S. Ackley

about 1850–70

Dimensions

Image: 35 x 26.1 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 52.1 x 36.5 cm (20 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.760

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

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