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Abduction of Helen

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown and gray wash, heightened with lead white (partially oxidized), on cream laid paper prepared with brown wash, laid down on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown and gray wash, heightened with lead white (partially oxidized), on cream laid paper prepared with brown wash, laid down on cream laid paper.

Date:

after 1627

Artist:

after Guido Reni
Italian, 1575-1642

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Guido Reni

Title

Abduction of Helen

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

Date

1627–1799

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown and gray wash, heightened with lead white (partially oxidized), on cream laid paper prepared with brown wash, laid down on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, lower left, on mount, in pen and brown ink: "Ratto d’Elena di Guido Reni, il quadro / è nel pallazzo Spada in"

Dimensions

45.7 × 54.5 cm (18 × 21 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.7649

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