The Rape of a Sabine

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.094.3; Meyer 30, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.4 x 20.2 cm (17 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1278

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in two shades of brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his gift to the MFA September 1, 1927

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen