Michelangelo's Models - Dramaturgy

This blog contains dramaturgical findings by
Monica R. Harris:
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Michelangelo's Models By Robert Patrick
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New Orleans, LA

'Andrea Quaratesi' (portrait by Michelangelo, circa 1528-32)
Andrea (pronounced ON-DREY) was the son of a prominent banking family in Florence, Italy.  This portrait was approximately completed within the same year of the artist meeting Tommaso dé Cavalieri in Rome, Italy

[see "The Passions of Michelangelo"].
Andrea’s recorded birth year is 1512, making him between 16 and 21 years old  when this portrait was made.
Read on for a in-depth, emotive perspective on the possible inspiration for Michelangelo creating this delicate, black chalk portrait: 
Great Works: Portrait of Andrea Quaratesi, c. 1528-1532

'Andrea Quaratesi' (portrait by Michelangelo, circa 1528-32)

Andrea (pronounced ON-DREY) was the son of a prominent banking family in Florence, Italy.  This portrait was approximately completed within the same year of the artist meeting Tommaso dé Cavalieri in Rome, Italy

[see "The Passions of Michelangelo"].

Andrea’s recorded birth year is 1512, making him between 16 and 21 years old  when this portrait was made.

Read on for a in-depth, emotive perspective on the possible inspiration for Michelangelo creating this delicate, black chalk portrait: 

Great Works: Portrait of Andrea Quaratesi, c. 1528-1532

  • 30 July 2012