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The Rape of Europa

Artist:
Léon Davent (French, active 1540–56)
Artist:
After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bologna 1504/5–1570 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1542–45
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 9 3/16 × 8 1/4 in. (23.3 × 21 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.1088
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, lower right: 'Bologna LD'

Marking: Collector's stamp in brown ink on verso, at center: 'Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent'
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
B. XVI, p. 317 no. 29; Herbet p. 28, no. 18; Zerner LD 43
Felix Herbet Les Graveurs de l'École de Fontainebleau. B. M. Israël, reprint. Amsterdam, 1896-1902 (reprint 1969), cat. no. 18, p. 28.

Henri Zerner The School of Fontainebleau, Etchings and Engravings. New York, 1969, cat. no. LD 43.



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