The Rape of Europa
By Simone Cantarini
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Reference: Bartsch, 1870, XIX, p. 141, no. 30 II/II; M. S. Sopher, 1978
Edition size: Rare lifetime impression
Sheet size: 22,5 x 31,5 cm
Very good impression of the second state with the Reni signature.
A well inked impression, printed during Cantarini’s lifetime, pulled with plate-tone on paper with watermark Flower (?) in single circle. Second state of two with the inscription at the bottom right G Renus. In. Et fec.
Provenance: Colnaghi, London, on the verso, in pencil: C 35193.