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The Rape of the Sabines

Engraved in the plate, at the bottom, "POLYDORO CARAVAGIEN CELEBERR PICTORE DELINEATVM"

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, at the bottom, "POLYDORO CARAVAGIEN CELEBERR PICTORE DELINEATVM"

Marks

Verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

late 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 159 (third plate)(copy in reverse); Meyer 170 (3)(copy in reverse, cited by Meyer)

Accession Number

B239

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