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[The Fates, attributed here to Michelangelo.]

Image ID: 1623810

[The Fates, attributed here to Michelangelo.] (1882)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The Fates, attributed here to Michelangelo.]


: Payne, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1812-1902 -- Engraver
Salviati, Francesco, 1510-1563 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Hess, Selmar -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1882


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25.9 x 17.6 cm.


: Printed on border: "Pal. Pitti, Florence." Note 2.) The Fates were three goddesses who decided human destiny; Clotho (Nona in Roman mythology) spun the thread of life, Lachesis (Decuma) measured how long it would be, and Atropos (Morta) cut the thread with shears.

Original Source

: From A pictorial history of the world's great nations, from the earliest dates to the present time. (New York : Hess, c1882) Yonge, Charlotte Mary (1823-1901), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- Fates

Source Description

: 1 folder (4 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623810

Record ID

: 1762216

Digital Item Published

: 7-10-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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