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Aurora and Tithonus
1674
plate 9 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) 27.8 × 44.0 cm (plate after lettering) 45.8 × 71.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Inscription
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in aetibus farnesianis
printed in ink below image l.c.: Axe trahit roseo Caphalum Titone relicto, inuitumque Aurora sinu rapit: ille recusat amplexus; remoratur iter, proenuncia solis immemor et lucis, fusuique oblita dici.
printed in ink below image l.c.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ. S. Mariae de Pace cum Priv. S. Pont.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 9
printed in ink below image l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
Accession Number
P134-1991
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