Relief with the Battle of the Centaurs and the Rape of Persephone

Classical scene

Italian
Renaissance
probably 16th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Frame: H. 17 1/2" W. 61 1/2"

Accession Number

47.91

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Panel carved in high relief. Walnut. Classical subject includes warriors, horse-drawn chariot, centaur, tree in center. Probably front panel of a cassone. In later gilded carved frame.

Provenance

By 1946, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1947, gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 9, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge