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Thetis borne to the bridal chamber of Peleus
1674
plate 6 from the series of 24 engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Galleria of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
25.6 × 44.0 cm (plate before lettering) 28.0 × 44.0 cm (plate after lettering) 45.6 × 71.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Inscription
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pix. in aedibus farnesianis.
printed in ink below image l.c.: Semifero tritone Venus dea vecta per altum, insequitur Charitum seguitur comitatus amorum. Aequoreos mulcet fluctus, et numina ponti, it chorus, et pueri iaculantur spicula flammas
printed in ink below image l.c.: Io. Iacob de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ. S. Mariae de Pace cu. Priv. S. Pont.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 6
printed in ink below image l.r: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
Accession Number
P131-1991
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