The Rape of a Sabine

1584
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1529–1608)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.093.1; Meyer I, 28

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.3 x 19.2 cm (17 1/16 x 7 9/16 in.)(trimmed slightly into the image)

Accession Number

1975.456

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from five blocks, in tan and four shades of gray-violet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1668; verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1668; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen