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Apollo's abduction of Hyacinth; Polyphemus and Galatea
plate 1 from the Galeriae Farnesianae Icones series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1674

etching and engraving
42.2 × 58.5 cm irreg. (image) 44.8 × 59.6 cm (plate) 45.8 × 71.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XLII D.5 i/i
only state
printed in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in Ædibus farneſianis
printed in ink l.r.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ. S. Mar (...illeg.) (sheet trimmed)
printed in ink u.c.: HYACINTHVS ab APOLLINE in florem conuersus
printed in ink l.c.: Ardet amans, scopuloque sedens POLYPHEMVS acuto, / Ad numerum inflatis calamis, dat sibila cantu; / Concomitata choro gaudet GALATEA sub antro, / Et latitans rauci suspiria ridet amantis.
printed in ink l.r.: 1
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