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Production People
Andrea Andreani (Print made by)artist bio
Andreani, Andrea
b Mantua, 1558-9; d 15 February 1629

Giambologna (After)artist bio
Giambologna [Bologna, Giovanni; Boulogne, Jean]
b Douai, 1529; d Florence, 1608
Title / Description
The Rape of a Sabine Woman
 
Date
1584
 
Technique
chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks in grey
Material
paper
Dimensions
457 x 207 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: 'Raptam sabinam a Jo/Bolog marm excul/Andreas Andreani Mant/incisit atque Bernbardum/Vechiettum dicavit/anno M.D.LXXXIIII'
Watermark
no
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Bartsch XII.93.2 info
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna 1803-21

Kolloff 1872, p. 722, no. 29 info
Eduard Kolloff, 'Andrea Andreani,' in Julius Meyer, Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, vol. 1, Leipzig 1872, pp. 715-27

Pittaluga 1930, p. 253 info
Mary Pittaluga, L'incisione italiana nel Cinquecento, Milan 1930

Paris and Rotterdam 1965-66, no. 54 info
Clairs-obscurs: Gravuers sur bois imprimées en coleurs de 1500 a 1800 provenant de collections hollandaises, ed. Carlos van Hasselt, exhibition catalogue, Paris, Institute Néderlandais and Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen 1965-66

Goldfarb 1981, pp. 318-21 info
Hilliard T. Goldfarb, 'Chiaroscuro Woodcut Technique and Andrea Andreani,' The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 67 (1981), pp. 307-30

Bloomington and Indianapolis 1989-90, no. 7 info
Beyond Black and White: Chiaroscuro Prints from Indiana Collections, ed. Adelheid M. Gealt, exhibition catalogue, Bloomington, Indiana University Art Museum and Indianapolis, Indianapolis Museum of Art 1989-90

Rome, Weimar, and Munich 2001-2, no. 34 info
Chiaroscuro: Italienische Farbholzschnitte der Renaissance und des Barock, eds. Dieter Graf and Hermann Mildenberger, exhibition catalogue, Rome, Casa di Goethe, Weimar, Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar, and Munich, Haus der Kunst 2001-2

Gnann 2013, no. 194 info
Achim Gnann, In Farbe! Clair-obscur-Holzschnitte der Renaissance aus der Sammlung Baselitz und der Albertina, exhibition catalogue, Albertina, Vienna, 2013
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 6214, which is another view of the same statue.
 
Inventory Number
6215
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Mounted I
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