Michelangelo: Persian Boy, 1520-25

 

 

 

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Young Man in Bust Length in Exotic Costume (‘Persian Boy’), red chalk.  Michelangelo, 1475-1564, Italian. 

 

Loaned by the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, 2017 on the occasion of an exhibition until February 12, 2018 of Michelangelo’s drawings.

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