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The Catanian brothers
plate 6 from the Imagines Farnesiani Cubiculi cum ipsarum monocromatibus et ornamentis series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1670–92

etching and engraving
24.2 × 48.0 cm (image) (semi-circle) 27.2 × 49.0 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 45.8 × 71.0 cm (backing sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XXVIII B.6 ii/ii
2nd of 2 states
printed in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinxit in Ædibus Farneſianis.
printed in ink l.r.: Petrus Aquila delineauit, et sculpſit.
printed in ink l.c.: Io. Iacobus de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templum S. Mariæ de Pace cum priu. Sum. Pontificis
printed in ink l.c.l.: Aspice non fessos per sæua incendia fratres / Sustinet hic matrem, sustinet ille patrem.
printed in ink l.c.: AMPHINOMVS pius est alter pius alter ANAPVS; / O decus, o siculi gloria prima soli.
printed in ink l.c.r.: Obsequiosa suas cessit queis Aetna fauillas, / Cessit, et ardentes Mulciber ipse faces.
printed in ink l.r.: 6
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of 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