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The Rape of a Sabine

Marks

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1668; verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1668; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1584

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.093.1; Meyer I, 28

Accession Number

1975.456

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from five blocks, in tan and four shades of gray-violet

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