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The Rape of the Sabine Women

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (Printed)

  • Date:

    1640-60 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (Designer)
    Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (Designer)
    Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.7533-1905

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 66

Physical description

Plate 2.

Only state.

Place of Origin

Rome (Printed)

Date

1640-60 (Printed)

Artist/maker

da Caravaggio, Polidoro (Designer)
Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (Designer)
Galestruzzi, Giovanni Battista, born 1618 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in a panel at the lower right: 'POLIDORO INVEN.' The number '2' is inscribed further to the right and 'Gio. B. Galestruzzi fece.' is inscribed below.

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm Plate mark, Width: 171 cm plate mark

Descriptive line

Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi. Plate 2 from a series of 6 prints derived from frescoes on the façade of Palazzo Milesi in Rome by Polidoro da Caravaggio.

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

Bellini, Paolo, ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 46. Italian masters of the seveneenth century, Virgil Solis. New York: Abaris Books, 1985, No. 004.

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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