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The Rape of Europa, after Raphael
The Rape of Europa, after Raphael
Date:
1546
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
29.5 x 43.8 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
R.E. Lewis, 1973;
LR verso: M.S. Sopher (cat. 28);
Sopher 16th c. cat. no.28

Accession Number:
1986.1.378
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Europa climbing onto the back of a large bull to crown him with a garland while nymphs and shepherds look on, in the background the bull races off into the sea with Europa.