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The Rape of the Sabines

1585
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1529–1608)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.094.4, i/ii; Meyer 31, i/ii

Dimensions

Overall: 75.1 x 66.9 cm (29 9/16 x 26 5/16 in.)(the second and third sheets of three, joined together)

Accession Number

1975.463

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut (the second and third sheets of three) printed from four blocks, in black and three shades of reddish-brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen