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English: Mattan with his wife, part of "Eleazar (or Elazar) and Mathan" (inscribed "ELEAZAR · MATHAN"). Left part, Detail, restored)
Deutsch: Mattan mit Ehefrau und Jakob. Linker Teil des Freskos in der Lünette "Eleasar und Mattan" (beschriftet mit "ELEAZAR · MATHAN") — restauriert.
Date c. 1508-1512
Medium fresco
Musei Vaticani — Sistine Chapel above the entrance
Notes Michelangelo probably begun his paintings of lunettes in the Sistine Chapel with this one, 50 years after painting, the bottom part of the painting has been darkened . Note the male hat the women is wearing, Armenian Jews used to wear it in Venice around the 15th century.

Photograph of the book: Pierluigi de Vecchi and Gianluigi Colalucci, Die Sixtinische Kapelle, Munich, Bassermann publishers, 2007, p. 25. ISBN 9783809420804
Taken with a Fujifilm FinePix S5700 S700 digital camera.

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