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The Rape of Europa

L'Enlèvement d'Europe

1634
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 22; Mannocci 14, iv/vii

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.8 x 26.4 cm (7 13/16 x 10 3/8 in.) Platemark: 19.7 x 26.1 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P4346

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896) (Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund