The Rape of Proserpine

about 1600
Giuseppe Scolari (Italian, last half of the 16th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant VI, 236, 67; Nagler 8; LeBlanc 8; Baseggio p. 23, 4; Oberhuber 43; Korn pp. 73-5; Kristeller pp. 296-7

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.8 x 35.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 15/16 in.)(trimmed to, or very slightly into, the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.536

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1855); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen