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A woman borne off by a sea god

A woman borne off by a sea god
plate 6 from the Galeriae Farnesianae Icones series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1674

etching and engraving
25.2 × 42.5 cm (image) 27.1 × 44.1 cm (plate) 45.8 × 71.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XLII D.10 i/i
only state
printed and published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome
pprinted in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in Ædibus farnesianis
printed in ink l.r: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
printed in ink l.c.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cū Priu. S. Pont.
printed in ink l.c.l.: Semifero Tritone VENVS Dea vecta per altum, / Aequoreos mulcet fluctus, et numina ponti,
printed in ink l.c.r.: Insequitur CHARITVM, sequitur comitatus MORVM: / It chorus, et pueri iaculantur spicula flammas.
printed in ink l.r.: 6
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