Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Massacre of the Innocents,

Engraving on laid paper

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 280 x 425 mm (11 x 16.7 in.)

Watermark: Anchor, briquet 438, dated 1511

Accession number: 1938.D1.21

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1938

Provenance / Collectors' marks: F. Debois (Lugt 985); J. Griffith (Lugt, page 299); A. Hubert (Lugt, page 23)

Bibliography: Bartsch 20 a (vol. 14, p. 23) as by G.B. Cavaleri, copy after Raimondi, undescribed state before letters “…Cavaleriis”; Oberhuber, Kunst der Graphik vol. 3, Vienna, 1966, and most present-day scholarship believes this version (“sans le chicot”) to be by Raimondi; Illustrated Bartsch 20 (21) (vol. 26, p. 32); Henri Delaborde 8 ii/iii; Shoemaker and Broun (1981) 21; Lambert, The Image Multiplied, nos. 141a–141g; Pon 2004.

Work Type: print

Related Works: At least three preliminary drawings of the figures by Raphael exist.

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