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Galatea and Acis fleeing from Polyphemus; above, Jupiter [Zeus] in the form of an eagle and Ganymede. Etching by P. Aquila, 167-, after Annibale Carracci, 1600.

  • Carracci, Annibale, 1560-1609
Date
[between 1670 and 1679?]
Reference
11610i
Part of
Paintings by Annibale Carracci in the Palazzo Farnese, Rome. Etchings by P. Aquila after Annibale Carracci.
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Publication/Creation

Romae [Rome] (ad Templ. S. Mariae de Pace) : Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis ... cum priv. S. Pont, [between 1670 and 1679?]

Physical description

1 print

Lettering

Ganymedes in caelum ab aquila raptus. Terga dedit Galatea fugae, dedit impiger Acis Dum furit insano Polyphemus percitus igne: Insequitur saevus partemque e monte reuellens, Intulit, et totum scopulo ferus obruit Acin. Annibal Carraccius pinx in aedibus farnesianis Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.

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Bears number: 3

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11610i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin

Where to find it

  • Copy 1

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    Closed stores
  • album of 21 prints (wanting nos. 7 and 18)

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    Closed stores

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