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 I, 28

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.1 x 20.7 cm (17 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)(trimmed to the edge of, or slightly into, the image)

Accession Number

1975.455

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of olive brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen