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Massacre of the Innocents

16th century
280 x 425 mm (11 x 16.7 in.)

Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian, (ca. 1470-1482–1527-1534)
After Raphael, Italian, (1483–1520)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: Second of three states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Watermark: Anchor, briquet 438, dated 1511
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.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938
Accession Number: 1938.D1.21

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This object has the following keywords:
  • battles - Use for individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups. [September 1993 related terms added. December 1992 scope note added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Bible
  • death
  • New Testament
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]
  • violence - The use of physical force so as to kill, injure, damage, or abuse. WCOL9 [February 1993 descriptor moved. May 1991 descriptor added.]

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

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