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Virgin with the unicorn and surrounding wall decoration
1674
plate 18 from the series of 24 engravings after the paintings by Annibale Carracci for the Galleria of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Medium
engraving
Measurements
61.0 × 32.8 cm (plate before lettering) 64.0 × 32.8 cm (plate after lettering) 71.0 × 45.7 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Le Blanc p. 53
Inscription
printed in ink below image l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in aedibus Farnesianis
printed in ink below image l.c.: Scala palmorum decem
printed in ink below image l.c.: Tabula III porta, quae ab atrij xysto in media porticus portet. Virgo. quae unicornum amplectitur, insigne est Farnesianae familiae cum epigraphe: Virtus securitatem parit.
printed in ink below image l.c.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ. S. Mariae de Pace cu. Priv. S. Pontif.
printed in ink below image l.r.: 18
printed in ink below iamge l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
Accession Number
P143-1991
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