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The Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, and Cain Killing Abel

early 16th–mid 16th century
School of Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XV.009.004 (indeterminate state (of two), as the bottom 10 mm are missing); Illustrated Bartsch 2801.004 (indeterminate state (of six)); Passavant VI, 74, 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 44.9 cm (8 3/4 x 17 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and the vertical portions of the sides; lacking c. 10 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

M5869

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, 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