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The Rape of Europa

about 1636
Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 30, ii/ii; Illustrated Bartsch 30, ii/ii; Bellini 6, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.6 x 31.6 cm (8 7/8 x 12 7/16 in.)(trimmed on or within platemark)

Accession Number

B813

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock