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The Rape of Europa

A work made of black chalk, with touches of white chalk, on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk, with touches of white chalk, on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1635/40

Artist:

Cornelis Schut
Flemish, 1597-1655

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Cornelis Schut, I

Title

The Rape of Europa

Place

Flanders (Artist's nationality)

Date

1635–1640

Medium

Black chalk, with touches of white chalk, on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, lower center in graphite: "e) L'enlèvement d'Europe"

Dimensions

26.3 × 38.9 cm (10 3/8 × 15 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. William O. Hunt and Henry Wood funds

Reference Number

2015.210

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