Erithraea

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-222952

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

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
paper (fiber product)
photographic materials
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"Etchings Engraving / Portraits Painting / Artistic Picture framing W.H. Gardner 163 Essex St. Salem MASS / Always Something New / Prices always right." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P644

Maker

Reproduction of Buonarroti, Michelangelo, 1475-1564 (Painter)
W.H. Gardner (Framer)

Location of Origin

Salem, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

24 6/16 x 19 7/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1067

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)