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Lettera di Michelangelo
Autograph signed and undated letter from Michelangelo Buonaroti to the bank of Salvestro da Montaguto, asking to pay his assistant, Raffaello da Montelupo, for his work on sculpture on the tomb of Pope Julius II for San Pietro in Vincoli.
1 leaf: 15 x 22 cm
Mausoleo di Giulio II (Rome, Italy)
Text of 8 lines on p. 1, written in italic in brown ink, signed "Vostro Michelagniolo Buonarroti Roma"; folded horizontally and vertically.
The Newberry Library
Newberry VAULT Case Wing MS ZW 535 .B943
Formerly in the collection of Alfred Morrison. Bookplates: J D [i.e. Jean Davray]
Louis H. Silver. In a case made by P.L. Martin.