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.093.2; Meyer I, 29, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.3 x 20.2 cm (17 1/16 x 7 15/16 in.)(trimmed into the image; lacking c. 20 mm at the top and c. 8 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

1975.457

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from five blocks, in tan and four shades of blue-gray

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Dr. Julius Hofmann, Carlsbad, Vienna (1840-1913)(Lugt 1264); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Dr. Julius Hofmann, Carlsbad, Vienna (1840-1913)(Lugt 1264); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen