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The Rape of a Sabine


Verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, April 16-May 12, 1877, lot 2126, on May 3, with lots 2125, 2127, and 2128; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.093.2; Meyer I, 29, i/ii

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from five blocks, in five shades of orange-brown and brown


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