Sunday, December 17, 2023

The Rothschild Bronzes

Art experts had been arguing about the attribution of this pair of men on panthers (The Rothschild Bronzes) literally for centuries before researchers at Cambridge University and noted expert John Vedder Edwards agreed that it is likely the only known work in bronze by Michelangelo.  The two men are of contrasting ages, and I will post some closer views below:

The older, bearded man is quite impressive, and his panther is looking straight at us.  
He also looks very good from behind, below:

And last, a closer look at the younger man:

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