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The Slaughter of Niobe's Children, from The History of Niobe

1656
Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi (Italian, 1618–1677 or later), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 20, ii/ii; Illustrated Bartsch 20, iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.8 x 34.4 cm (4 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.) Platemark: 11.7 x 34.4 cm (4 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.39

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Peter A. Wick, Boston (1920-2004); his gift to the MFA January 13, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Peter A. Wick