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Hercules Carrying Off a Woman

about 1675-1700
Gérard Audran (French, 1640–1703), After Nicolas Poussin (French (active in Rome), 1594–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF (17th) 50; Robert-Dumesnil 42; Meyer 66; Le Blanc 90

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.5 x 20 cm (10 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Platemark: 21.9 x 17.6 cm (8 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

B263

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Thin laid paper; partial WM unidentified object plus capital letters "FIN DE"

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock