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Mercury offers the golden apple to Paris
1674
plate 11 from the series of 24 engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Galleria of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
39.8 × 28.0 cm (plate before lettering) 42.8 × 28.0 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 pinx. in aedib. farnesi.
printed in ink below image l.c.: Proebet Atlantiades Parid; lacrimabile pomum, indice quo pretium formae ferat alma Dione: hen quales Phrygijs ignes, caedesque parantur; Pallade, in obsequium Veneris, Junone relicta.
printed in ink below image l.c.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romae ad Temp. S. Mariae de Pace cu. Priv. S. Pont.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 11
printed in ink below image l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
Accession Number
P136-1991
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