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Cast of the head of ‘Dawn’ by Michelangelo from one of the Medici tombs in the Medici Chapel at the Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence

Plaster cast

Museum number: M813

Curatorial note

This head is cast from the figure of 'Dawn' which, with its pair a figure representing 'dusk', was sculpted by Michelangelo for the tomb of Lorenzo Duke of Urbino.


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