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'Day', model after Michelangelo

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Museum number: A45

Curatorial note

This is a reduced scale model of the full-size marble figure of "Day" sculpted by Michelangelo for the tomb of Giuliano de Medici in the Medici Chapel at the Basilica of S. Lorenzo, Florence (executed between 1520 and 1534), and is a pair with A93, a model of 'Night'.


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