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Tarpeia Crushed by the Shields of the Sabines

mid 16th century
Giovanni Battista Fontana (Italian, about 1524–1587)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 43

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.6 x 17 cm (5 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13745

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund