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Four corner-pieces showing Eros and Anteros fighting

Four corner-pieces showing Eros and Anteros fighting
(1674)
plate 14 from the Galeriae Farnesianae Icones series, published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1674

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
40.1 × 44.8 cm (image) 40.6 × 45.2 cm (plate) 45.9 × 71.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Rome, Italy
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Borea XLII D.18 i/i
Edition
only state
Printing/Publishing
printed and published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: Annibal Carraccius pinx. / in Ædibus farnesianis.
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: Petrus Aquila delin. et sculp.
printed in ink (in image) l.c.: Io. Iacob. de Rubeis Formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cū Priu. S. Pont.
printed in ink (in image) u.c.: CÆLESTIS · AC · VVLGARIS · AMORIS · IMAGINES · QVATVOR . / IN · TOTIDEM · APSIDIS · ANGVLIS · PICTÆ · A · VIBVS . / PENDEMT · ALLEGORIÆ · ET · ARGVMENTA · FABVLARVM ·
printed in ink (in image) c.l.: Laureæ coronæ immortali proposito præmio, cælestis Amor / cum vulgari Amore luctatur, lugentem erinibus trahit.
printed in ink (in image) c.r.: Supremus Amor impuram facem Vulgari Amori auellere conatur.
printed in ink (in image) l.c.l.: Cælestis, atque humani Amoris mutuus amplexus, siue appetitus / cum ratione coniunctio, in quâ virtus consistit.
printed in ink (in image) l.c.r.: Anteros Heroti, siue iniusto Amori palmæ ramum subtrahit.
printed in ink l.r.: 14
Accession Number
P139-1991
Departments
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