This is a copy of earliest known stage in design of Michelangelo's Last Judgement for the Sistine Chapel.
The Last Judgement by Michelangelo, 15401560
© The Courtauld Gallery
- Pen over black chalk
- 56 x 42 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £600 ( Total: £600)
- Acquired in:
- Alister Mathews
Thus provides evidence about a hitherto controversial issue - the size of the altarpiece by Perugino that Michelangelo first intended to retain, together with new information about the iconography. Perhaps by Lombard. Drawing with double arched top. On the verso, other studies for decorative schemes & figure groups in pen, black and red chalk.
Sir Peter Lely; Victor Koch; Mrs Flora Koch.