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The Slaughter of Niobe's Children, from The History of Niobe

late 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century (Italian), After Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi (Italian, 1618–1677 or later), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 20 (copy in reverse); Illustrated Bartsch 20, (copy in reverse)(not cited by TIB)

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.4 x 34.1 cm (4 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.) Platemark: 11.2 x 33.8 cm (4 7/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1561

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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