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Cephalus and Aurora

Cephalus and Aurora
plate 9 from the Galeriae Farnesianae Icones series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1674

etching and engraving
25.3 × 42.3 cm (image) 27.8 × 44.0 cm (plate) 45.9 × 71.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XLII D.13 i/i
only state
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 delin. et sculp.
printed in ink l.c.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cum Priu. S. Pont.
printed in ink l.c.l.: Axe trahit roseo CEPHALVM, TITONE relicto, / Inuitumque AVRORA sinu rapit: ille recusat
printed in ink l.c.r.: Amplexus; remoratur iter, prœnuncia Solis / Immemor et lucis, fuluique oblita diei.
printed in ink l.r.: 9
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