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 19.6 cm (17 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1633

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, right 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