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Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne
1674
plate 12 from the series of 24 engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Galleria of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
38.4 × 69.4 cm (plate before lettering) 45.8 × 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.: Baccharitum thyasis ibat comitatus Iacchus victor ab Eoo rediens, oriente subacto; desertam Theseo complexus littore Cnossin coniugio iunxit sociam, currusque, triumphique, ut semper niteat, sponsae de fronte coronam sumpsit, et aethetreis fulgentibus intulit astris.
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.: 12
printed in ink below image l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
Accession Number
P137-1991
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