The Rape of a Sabine

1584
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1529–1608)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.093.1; Meyer 28, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.4 x 20.7 cm (17 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1975.454

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of gray-green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen