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The Rape of a Sabine

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1798; verso, upper left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1798; Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

about 1584

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.094.3; Meyer I, 30

Accession Number

1975.461

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in tan, medium brown, and dark brown

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