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Mercury and Paris

Mercury and Paris
plate 11 from the Galeriae Farnesianae Icones series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1674

etching and engraving
39.6 × 26.1 cm (image) 42.6 × 28.2 cm (plate) 46.0 × 71.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XLII D.15 i/i
only state
printed and published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome
printed in ink l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. in Ædibꝰ. farnes.
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.: Prœbet ATLANTIADES PARIDI lacrimabile pomum, / Iudice quo pretium formæ ferat alma Dione:
printed in ink l.c.r.: Heu quales Phrygijs ignes, cædesque parantur; / Pallade, in obsequium Veneris, Junone relictâ.
printed in ink l.r.: 11
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