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Lettera Di Michelangiolo Bonarroti Per Giustificarsi Contro Le Calunnie Degli Emuli E De'Nemici Suoi Sul Proposito Del Sepolcro Di Papa Giulio II Trovata E Pubblicata Con Illustrazioni da Sebastiano Ciampi -

Michelangelo Buonarroti

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Firenze: David Passigli E Socj, 1834

Physical Description

xiv, [2], 47, [1] p.; 186 mm. (Quarto.)


[T.p., dedic.] - L'Editore A conferma ... - Libri E Scritti D'Argomenti ... Da Sebastiano Ciampi - Monumenti Scritti ... pubblicati da Sebastiano Ciampi - [Text] - Annotazioni.

Responsibility Note

The work is dedicated 'Ai Giovani Della Imp. Accademia Delle Belle Arti Di Pietroburgo'.


P. Armour, 'The prisoner and the veil', in It. Stud., 49 (1994), p.40-69; C. Echinger-Maurach, Studien zu Michelangelos Juliusgrabmal (2 v., 1991).

Summary Note

Michelangelo worked on the tomb of Pope Julius II from 1505 onwards.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; red morocco spine lebel lettered 'M.A. Bonarroti. Lettera Giustificativa', spine lettered 'R.A.' and 'Fir. 1834'. Bound with one other.

Name as Subject


Christian art and symbolism
Sculpture - Statues - Tombs - Churches - Italy - Lazio - Rome - History - 16th century
Letters - Italy - 16th century