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Ulysses and Circe

Ulysses and Circe
plate 8 from the Imagines Farnesiani Cubiculi cum ipsarum monocromatibus et ornamentis series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1670–92

etching and engraving
25.1 × 51.6 cm (image) (semi-circle) 27.8 × 52.0 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 45.8 × 71.6 cm (backing sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XXVIII B.7 ii/ii
2nd of 2 states
printed and published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome
printed in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. 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 Templū. S. Mariæ de Pace cū priu. S. Pont.
printed in ink l.c.l.: Humanâ socios formâ spoliauit VLISSIS. / CIRCE, queis dederat mixta venena mero.
printed in ink l.c.: Pocula nunc sumens Heros Laërtius, illi / Herbarum succis fert pius Arcas opem.
printed in ink l.c.r.: Non Lernæa timet, non tartara toxica Ditis / Qui diuina bibit pharmaca, tutus erit.
printed in ink l.r.: 8
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