Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The abduction of Helen; battle scene on a shore with two men pulling Helen into a boat at center and another man pulling on her drapery in the opposite direction

Artist:
Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1515–27, published by Rossi in 1649
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/4 × 17 3/8 in. (31.1 × 44.1 cm) Plate: 11 3/4 × 16 15/16 in. (29.8 × 43 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1929
Accession Number:
29.49.35
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate at lower left: '.G.R.formis' and at lower right '.R.' followed by publisher's address: 'alla Pace Gio: Iacomo Rossi formis Romae 1649'
B.XIV.171.210; Le Blanc.II.111.26; Imolesi Pozzi 9.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.171.210, p. 171.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. II.111.26, p. 111.

Grazia Bernini Pezzini, Stefania Massari, Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò Raphael Invenit: stampe da Raffaello nelle collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica Exh. cat. Rome, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica. Quasar , Rome, Rome, 1985, cat. no. Storia VII.2, p. 236, ill.

Stefania Massari Tra mito e allegoria: immagini a stampa nel '500 e '600. Rome, 1989, cat. no. 22, pp. 75-77, ill.

Antonella Imolesi Pozzi Marco Dente Un incisore ravennate nel segno di Raffaello. Le stampe delle Raccolte Piancastelli. Ravenna, 2008, cat. no. 9, p. 71.



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