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How Michelangelo finally got his due

The curator of the Met exhibition explains why she has attributed a drawing in black chalk dated around 1530 to Michelangelo

Sleeping reclining male nude with boy-genius, a chalk drawing on white paper, newly attributed to Michelangelo by Carme Bambach, curator of the exhibition, Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

New York

THERE are more than 130 Michelangelo drawings in the exhibition opening next week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer.

They are here on loan from dozens of institutions around the world, and span the artist's long creative life....

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