The Rape of a Sabine

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.094.3; Meyer I, 30

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.3 x 20.5 cm (17 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)(trimmed to the edge of the image at the sides and bottom, and trimmed in a curve at the top)

Accession Number

1975.459

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in tan and dark brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen