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Ulysses and the Sirens
(c. 1675-1680)
plate 5 from a set of thirteen engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Camerino of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome, c. 1595

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
27.8 × 52.0 cm (plate) 45.8 × 71.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Edition
2nd state
Inscription
printed in ink below image l.l.: Monstra maris. siculi frustra dulcedine cantus Dulictium mulcet insidiosa ducem.
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carracci pinxit in aedibus farnesianis
printed in ink below image l.c.: Ille trabi vinetus divina Palladis arte, navigat, et socios illita cera invat
printed in ink below image l.c.: Io. Iacobus de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ. S. Mariae de Parce cu. priv. S. Pont.
printed in ink below image l.r.: Iam non monstra nocent, si sit Prudentia, si te sirenum ad cantus, vinxerit ipsa nodis.
printed in ink below image l.r.: Petrus Aquila delineavit et sculp.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 5
Accession Number
P114-1991
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