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Polyphemus and Galatea
1674
plate 1 from the series of 24 engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Galleria of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
42.0 × 59.6 cm (plate before lettering) 44.2 × 59.6 cm (plate after lettering) 45.6 × 71.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Inscription
printed in ink above image u.c.: HYACINTHUS ab APOLLINO in florem conversus
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in aedibus farnesianis
printed in ink l.c.: Ardet amans, scopuloque sedens Polyphemus acuto, Ad numerum inflatis calamis, dat sibila cantu; Concomitata choro gander Falatea sub autre, Et latitans rauci suspiria ridet amantis.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 1
printed in ink below image l.r.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ. S. Mariae de Pace cu. Priv. S. P. (cropped)
Accession Number
P126-1991
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