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  Artwork: Ancestors of Christ: Solomon - Boaz - Obed
  Artist: MICHELANGELO Buonarroti
  Date: 1511-12
  Technique: Fresco
  Location: Cappella Sistina, Vatican
  Notes: Lunette. The figure on the right is usually held to be Boaz, whereas Ruth and Obed sits on the left. The identification of the characters in Michelangelo's frescos of the ancestors of Christ is generally uncertain.
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  Subject: Portraits of Boaz
Portraits of Ruth
The Genealogy of Jesus
Portraits of Obed, Son of Ruth

  Hosts: Christus Rex  [IMAGE]
Web Gallery of Art  [IMAGE]
Christus Rex  [IMAGE]
Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Artists  [IMAGE]
  Head of Boaz:
Web Gallery of Art  [IMAGE]
  Head of the cane:
Web Gallery of Art  [IMAGE]
  Ruth with the child:
Web Gallery of Art  [IMAGE]