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Circe and Ulysses with Mercury and a man transformed into a beast
(c. 1675-1680)
plate 8 from a set of thirteen engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Camerino of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome, c. 1595

Medium
engraving
Measurements
25.4 × 52.0 cm (plate before lettering) 28.0 × 52.0 cm (plate after lettering) 45.6 × 71.0 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.: Humana socios forma spoliavit Ulisses, Circe, queis dederat mixta venena mero
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in aedibus farnesianis
printed in ink below image l.c.: Pocula nune sumens heres Laertius, illi herbarum succis feit pius Arcas opem.
printed in ink below image l.c.: Io. Iacobus de Rubeis, formis Romae ad Templu S. Mariae de Pace cu. priv. S. Pont.
printed in ink below image l.l.: Non Lernaea timet, non Tartara toxica Ditis, qui divina bibit pharmaca, tutus erit
printed in ink below image l.l.: Petrus Aquila delineavit et sculp
printed in ink below image l.l.: 8
Accession Number
P117-1991
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