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Massacre of the Innocents

Marcantonio Raimondi1511

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

  • Title: Massacre of the Innocents
  • Creator: Marcantonio Raimondi after Raphael
  • Date Created: 1511
  • Print State: Second of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1938
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Anchor, briquet 438, dated 1511
  • Keywords: battles, Bible, death, New Testament, religions, religious art, violence
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 280 mm x 425 mm (11.02 in. x 16.73 in.).
  • 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
  • Associated People: Created by Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, ca. 1470/1482 - 1527/1534), After Raphael (Italian, 1483-1520)
  • Accession Number: 1938.D1.21

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