Artist Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian, 1487-1534
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
  • Massacre of the Innocents
  • Slaughter of the Innocents (alternate title)
Date between 1513 and 1515
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 10 7/8 × 16 5/8 inches (27.6 × 42.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S915
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed see inscriptions
Marks Stamped, in red, verso: H. F. Sewall (Lugt 1309)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, center left edge: RAPHA | VRBI | INVEN | [artist's monogram]
Inscribed, in black, ink, verso: J. H. van der Kell (?)
J.H. Van der Kell?;
Henry F. Sewall (New York, New York, USA);
1882, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bartsch, Adam von. The Illustrated Bartsch. XVI, The Works of Marcantonio Raimondi and His School. New York, 1978, p. 32, no. 20B.

Shoemaker, I. H. The Engravings of Marcantonio Raimondi. Exh. cat., Spencer Museum of Art and Ackland Art Museum. Lawrence and Chapel Hill, 1981, pp. 108-109, no. 26.