Artist Dominique Sornique, French, 1708-1756
Artist after Luca Giordano, Italian, 1634-1705
Artist after Charles Francois Hutin, French, 1715-1776
Title
  • Rape of the Sabines
Date 18th Century
Medium Engraving printed in black on wove paper
Dimensions plate: 16 x 15 7/8 in.
40.6 x 40.2 cm
sheet: 20 3/8 x 26 7/8 in.
51.7 x 68.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892
Accession Number 1991.51
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: Ch. Hutin del.; lower right: Commence par D. Sornique et fini par Gaillard.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Luca Giordano. / dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda. / Largo Piedi. 8. Onc: 1. Alto P: 7. Onc. 2.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Luc Jordan. / de la Galerie Royale de Dresde. / Large 8. Pieds. 1. Pouce. Haut 7. Pieds 2. Pouc.; lower left corner: T. II.; lower right corner: No. 40; in brown ink below D. Sornique: 1707-1756. Paris; in black ink, below Luc Jordan: 1632-1705 / (Naples); within the plate mark, lower center: Rape of the Sabines.; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard. / 1892.
Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 318.