Rachel (sculpture)

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The Rachel is a sculpture by Michelangelo of the Old Testament figure Rachel. Like the Leah, it was part of the final, 1542-45 design for the tomb of Pope Julius II in San Pietro in Vincoli, on which it still remains.


  • (in Italian) Umberto Baldini, Michelangelo scultore, Rizzoli, Milano 1973.
  • (in Italian) Marta Alvarez Gonzáles, Michelangelo, Mondadori Arte, Milano 2007. ISBN 978-88-370-6434-1

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