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The Abduction of Helen

early 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Copied after Marco Dente da Ravenna (about 1493–1527), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 210 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.4 x 42.2 cm (11 9/16 x 16 5/8 in.)(with thread margin at the top; trimmed on or slightly inside the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

P1330

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom left-center, "Petri de Nobilibus Formis."; engraved in the plate, bottom right, "Antonij. lafrerij. For."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund