European Art
Artist, possibly by: Francesco Montemezzano, Italian, ca.1540-after 1602
Artist, copy after: Paolo Caliari, called Veronese, Italian, Venice, 1528–1588

The Rape of Europa

ca. 1590

Oil on canvas

99.5 x 81.9 x 2.5 cm (39 3/16 x 32 1/4 x 1 in.) framed: 129.9 x 112.4 x 12.4 cm (51 1/8 x 44 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)
Gift of Louis R. Ehrich
1909.1
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
16th Century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Louis R. Ehrich Collection.

Bibliography: 

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 600.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.