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Rape of the Sabines

Italian (Florence)
Renaissance
late 16th century


Object Place: Europe, Florence, Italy

Dimensions

9.37 x 11.91 cm (3 11/16 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1742

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Relief in semi-precious stone, dark green slightly mottled. Architectural background in lower relief than figures; some heads and arms in full relief.

Provenance

Mathias Komor (dealer; b. 1909 - d. 1984), New York; 1952, sold by Komor to the MFA for $300. (Accession date: December 11, 1952).

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund