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Ulysses and the Sirens

Ulysses and the Sirens
plate 5 from the Imagines Farnesiani Cubiculi cum ipsarum monocromatibus et ornamentis series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1670–92

etching and engraving
25.2 × 51.7 cm (image) (semi-circle) 27.4 × 52.0 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 45.8 × 71.4 cm (backing sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XXVIII B.8 ii/ii
2nd of 2 states
printed and published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome
printed in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinxit in Ædibus Farneſianis
printed in ink l.r.: Petrus Aquila delineauit, et sculp.
printed in ink l.c.: Io. Iacobus de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cū priu. S. Pont.
printed in ink l.c.l.: Monstra maris Siculi frustra dulcedine cantus / DVLICHIVM mulcēt insidiosa ducem.
printed in ink l.c.: Ille trabi vinetus diuina PALLADIS arte, / Nauigat, et socios illita cera iuuat.
printed in ink l.c.r.: Iam non monstra nocent, si sit Prudentia, si te / SIRENVM ad cantus, vinxerit ipsa nodis.
printed in ink l.r.: 5
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of 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