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Domenico Morone: 'The Rape of the Sabines (after the signal)'
This painting is part of the group: Two Cassone Panels with the Rape of the Sabines

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The setting of this painting and 'The Rape of the Sabines (before the signal)' is the same. According to Plutarch's 'Lives', the rape of the Sabine women began when Romulus stood up. He is shown here standing in the centre.

The pictures may come from a cassone.

Other paintings in this group: Two Cassone Panels with the Rape of the Sabines


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