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The Rape of Europa

1663
Mauro Oddi (Italian, 1639–1702), After Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 2; Illustrated Bartsch 2 (an undescribed second state, with the added inscription "avec privilege du Roy 1663.", lower right)

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.3 x 24.9 cm (7 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.) Platemark: 18.1 x 24 cm (7 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2878

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Lower right, etched in the plate, just above the initials "M.O.S.", the inscription "avec privilege du Roy 1663.". This inscription does not appear in the impression illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch.

Markings

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