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The Massacre of the Innocents, by an unknown engraver after Marco Dente da Ravenna's engraving of a design by Baccio Bandinelli
The Massacre of the Innocents, by an unknown engraver after Marco Dente da Ravenna's engraving of a design by Baccio Bandinelli
Date:
early 16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 402 x 571 mm (15 13/16 x 22 1/2 in.) No visible plate mar
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.37553
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Herod stands at the top of a flight of stairs commanding his soldiers to massacre the children held and fought over by distraught women, who try to protect their babies.