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Rape of Ganymede by Jupiter; Polyphemus and Acis
plate 3 from the Galeriae Farnesianae Icones series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1674

etching and engraving
40.2 × 57.6 cm irreg. (image) 43.1 × 58.0 cm (plate) 45.9 × 71.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XLII D.7 i/i
only state
printed in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in Ædibus farnesianis.
printed in ink l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
printed in ink l.c.r.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cū Priu. S. Pont.
printed in ink u.c.: GANYMEDES in cœlum ab aquila raptus.
printed in ink l.c.: Terga dedit GALATEA fugæ, dedit impiger ACIS / Dum furit insano POLYPHEMVS percitus igne: / Insequitur sæuus, partemque e monte reuellens, / Intulit, et totum scopulo ferus obruit ACIN.
printed in ink l.r.: 3
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