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The Rape of the Sabines

Andrea Andreani
(Mantua, 1558/1559–1629)

Artist: After a bronze plaque by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1585
Medium: Chiaroscuro woodcut in three sections (joined), each printed from four blocks
Dimensions: left panel, sheet: 29 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (74.6 x 26 cm) (trimmed to block line) center panel, sheet: 29 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (74.9 x 32.4 cm) (trimmed to block line) right panel sheet: 29 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. (75.6 x 35.2 cm) (trimmed to block line)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number: 22.73.3-73,74,75

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