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Rape of a Sabine Woman, ca. 1584

  • Andrea Andreani, Italian, 1546-1623
  • Giovanni da Bologna, Italian, 1529-1608

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in brown and black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 17 3/4 × 7 3/4 inches (45.1 × 19.7 cm) Sheet: 18 1/8 × 8 1/8 inches (46 × 20.6 cm)

Centennial gift of the Drawing and Print Club in honor of Ellen Sharp

F1986.24

Inscribed, on block, lower right: Hoc opus exculpsit | Io: Bologna Andreas | Andrean. incisit atque | dicauit. Ad Illustriss. et Excel. Ioanne Medicem Inscribed, in black ink, verso: .L. (Baskin's artist mark) e. L. Baskin | 1965

Leonard and Lisa Baskin. 1986-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bartsch XII 94.3

Andrea Andreani; after Giovanni da Bologna, Rape of a Sabine Woman, ca. 1584, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in brown and black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Centennial gift of the Drawing and Print Club in honor of Ellen Sharp, F1986.24.