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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, vii/vii

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 26.1 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M1788

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the MFA Wales Collection (Lugt 2544); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales