Studies of Michelangelo’s Lost Group of Samson Slaying Two Philistines

Studies of Michelangelo’s Lost Group of Samson Slaying Two Philistines

Studies of Michelangelo’s Lost Group of Samson Slaying Two Philistines, after Michelangelo
School of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594)
Italy
16th century
Black chalk heightened with white on faded blue laid paper
Width 28.3 cm x height 36.1cm
Museum no. Dyce 237

Tintoretto’s studio was stocked with casts of sculpture and he and his school drew regularly from them.