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'Night', model after Michelangelo

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Museum number: A93

Curatorial note

This is a reduced scale model of the full-size marble figure of "Night" 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). It forms a pair with A45, a similar model of 'Day'.


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