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Rape of Europa
Rape of Europa
Date:
late 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash Over Black Chalk On Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 303 x 219 mm (11 15/16 x 8 5/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.78 , Hellman no.40 as “The Rape of Europa” by Luca Cambiaso (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Attributions from old file:
A.M. (Agnes Mongan) (July 1972): All right.;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Probably OK as Paggi.

Accession Number:
1963.24.99
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Aspects of the Italian Renaissance, 1973;
Santa Barbara Museum of Art: The Noble Past, 1976-1977, graduate student-faculty project directed by UCSB Professor Alfred Moir[ no notes available 1993].

woman being carried off on the back of a bull as two distraught women watch, trees in background