The Massacre of the Innocents

about 1620-1630
Paul Maupin (French, active 1591–1635), After Jacques Stella (French, 1596–1657)


Dimensions

Sheet: 38.7 × 26.5 cm (15 1/4 × 10 7/16 in.) Image (subject): 29.5 × 18.2 cm (11 5/8 × 7 3/16 in.) Image (decorative border): 38.1 × 26 cm (15 × 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1996.344

Medium or Technique

Woodcut in black ink on tan paper (printed from two blocks, one for the subject and one for the decorative border)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Below: SS. INNOCENTI. I. STELLA IN.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James A. Bergquist, Newton, Massachusetts; 1996, from whom purchased (Accession Date: December 18, 1996)

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund