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The Last Judgement
  • Martino Rota, artist
    circa 1520–1583
    born: Šibenik, Dalmatia, Republic of Venice (present-day Croatia) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria)
    Michelangelo Buonarroti
    1475–1564
    born: Caprese Michelangelo, Republic of Florence (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • The Last Judgement, 1569
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 322 x 236 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 9 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0145
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At the top of the print is an oval portrait of a bearded, male figure (identified as Michaelangelo). To the right of this portrait is a group of people carrying a column. To the left of this portrait is a group of people carrying a cross. Below the portrait is a group of people surrounding two central figures, one of which who has their proper right hand raised. The rest of the print is filled with figures among clouds.