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The Rape of Ganymede

mid 16th–late 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schéle 235 (copy), an impression before "Romae Claudii Duchetti formis"

Dimensions

Sheet: 42.6 x 28.1 cm (16 3/4 x 11 1/16 in.)(trimmed irregularly along the platemark, in places slightly inside, in places with thread margins)

Accession Number

66.449

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Reverse copy of C. Bos (Schéle 235).
See also Bonasone (or Beatrizet)

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Craddock and Barnard, London; from whom purchased September 21, 1966

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis