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Hercules at rest after his labours
(c. 1675-1680)
plate 4 from a set of thirteen engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Camerino of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
28.1 × 46.9 cm irreg. (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 45.8 × 71.1 cm (support)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Edition
2nd state
Inscription
printed in ink below image l.l. Hic qui dura sede, povecto saxo leone, ille est Alcides, qui fera monstra domat
printed in ink below image l.l. Annibal Carracci pinxit in aedibus farnesianis
printed in ink below image l.c. Qulque tulit spectat, recubanti proelia vultu, setigerumque suem, tergeminum que canem
printed in ink below image l.c. Io. Iacobus de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templu. S. Mariae de Pace cum priv. S. Pontificis
printed in ink below image l.r. Sphynx monet Aleiden viotis requiescere monstris dulcior est multo parto labore quies
printed in ink below image l.r. Petrus Aquila delineavit et sculp.
printed in ink below image l.r. 4
Accession Number
P113-1991
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Professor Peter Tomory, 1991
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display