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Rape of a Sabine Woman

Artist:
Andrea Andreani (Mantua, 1558/1559–1629)
Artist:
After Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date:
1584
Medium:
Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks printed in light brown
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (45.5 × 20.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.73.3-72
Not on view
This print is after Giambologna's marble sculpture in the Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence.
Inscription: At lower right: Hoc opus exculpsit / Io: Bologna Andreas / andrean. incisit atq / dicauit. Ad Illusstriss. / & Eccet. Ioanne Medicem

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London)
Bartsch XII.94.3; Meyer I.722.30
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