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The Massacre of the Innocents

A work made of engraving in black on two sheets of ivory laid paper, joined.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving in black on two sheets of ivory laid paper, joined.

Date:

1561

Artist:

Giovanni Battista de’ Cavalieri (Italian, c. 1525–1601)
probably after Francesco Salviati (Italian, 1510–1563) or Baccio Bandinelli (Italian, 1493–1560)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista de' Cavalieri

Title

The Massacre of the Innocents

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1561

Medium

Engraving in black on two sheets of ivory laid paper, joined

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, upper center, in pen and black ink: “118”; lower center, in graphite: “B. Bandinelli. G. B. de Cavalieri”

Dimensions

Plate/sheets: 47.5 × 59.8 cm (18 3/4 × 23 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2020.705

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