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Four pairs of amores
1674
plate 14 from the series of 24 engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Galleria of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
40.6 × 45.2 cm (plate) 45.8 × 71.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Inscription
printed in ink u.c.: Caelestis ac vulgaris amoris imagines quatuor in totidem apsidis pictae a quibus pendent allegoriae et argumenta fabularum
printed in ink c.l.: Laureae coronae immortali proposito praemio, caelastis Amor aum vulgari Amore luctatur, lugentem erinibus trahist
printed in ink c.r.: Supremus Amor impuram facem vulgari Amori auellere conatur
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pix. in aedibus farnesianis.
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.: Anteros heroti, sive iniusto Amoris palmae ramum subtrahit.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 14
printed in ink below image l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
Accession Number
P139-1991
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Professor Peter Tomory, 1991
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Gallery location
Not on display