A Couple admiring Michelangelo's 'Giorno' among Classical Ruins
Oil painting on canvas, A Couple admiring Michelangelo's 'Giorno' among Classical Ruins, Flemish School, early 18th century. A young man and a woman among classical ruins admiring the 'Giorno' from the tomb of Guiliano de'Medici by Michelangelo in the Medici Chapel, San Lorenzo Sagrestia Nuova, Florence with a maidservant behind, and two children with a flower basket. The background is composed of a ruined triumphal arch with Corinthian columns.
Acquired by Ralph Dutton in 1967 (receipt 26 May 1967; 126) bequeathed by Ralph Dutton, 8th Lord Sherborne (1898–1985)
Hinton Ampner, The Ralph Dutton Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Flemish School, artist Dutch School, artist