The Massacre of the Innocents (without fir tree)
Engraving, 277 × 425 mm
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest H.6871
The production of the new version of the engraving may have been encouraged by the success of the composition. As the original plate was in the possession of Raphael, the engraver would not have profited from its reprinting. Thus a few years later Marcantonio pirated his own best-selling work.
engraving, Marcantonio Raimondi, print, Raphael