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Erithraea

2006.44.1067 (RS10829)

Description

Photograph of a sybill from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling. The woman is muscular, facing the left proper side. Her left hand reaches behind her to turn the page of a book that sits on a stand. She wears many layers of clothing, her hair is up, and there is a band in it. Behind the book are angles. On is holding a torch and lighting a lamp that hangs from a string. On either side of the angles are faux columns with two putti on them each. Bellow the pedistal she sits on is her name "carved" into it.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Buonarroti, Michelangelo, 1475-1564 (Painter)
W.H. Gardner (Framer)
Inscriptions
"Etchings Engraving / Portraits Painting / Artistic Picture framing W.H. Gardner 163 Essex St. Salem MASS / Always Something New / Prices always right." (printed)
Location of origin
Salem, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
photographic materials
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
photographic materials
photographic prints
Print, Photographic
Dimensions
24 6/16 x 19 7/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1067
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222952

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