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Woodcut - The Rape of the Sabines

The Rape of the Sabines

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giambologna (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    chiaroscuro woodcut

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh F. S. A.

  • Museum number:

    E.1225-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 118

Physical description

Chiaroscuro woodcut showing the Rape of the Sabine Women

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Giambologna (artist)

Materials and Techniques

chiaroscuro woodcut

Dimensions

Height: 16.1875 in, Width: 7.5625 in

Descriptive line

Unknown, after Giambologna. 'The Rape of the Sabines'. Chiaroscuro woodcut. Italian, 18th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Chiaroscuro; Woodcut

Categories

Myths & Legends; Prints; Printmaking techniques; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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