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Relief with the Battle of the Centaurs and the Rape of Persephone

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Panel carved in high relief. Walnut. Classical subject includes warriors, horse-drawn chariot, centaur, tree in center. Probably front panel of a cassone. In later gilded carved frame.

Provenance

1947, Catherine Spencer (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge, Indianapolis; 1947, gift of Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession date: January 9, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge

Classical scene

Italian, Renaissance, probably 16th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Frame: H. 17 1/2" W. 61 1/2"

Accession Number

47.91

Medium or Technique

Walnut

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture