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Allegory of the city of Cremona; a woman seated in the center surrounded by putti holding a cornucopia in one hand and a spear in the other, a lion to her right and, in the lower section appears river gods and putti

Artist:
Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
1582
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 8 7/16 in. (34.7 × 21.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2111
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at top, center: 'AVRIGA'; lower right: 'ANT: CAM: IN.'; bottom margin: 'Ad Aurigam urbis Cremona Stellam ... / ... decora alta tua'; other inscriptions throughout
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XVIII.137.193; TIB Commentary 39.3901.054; DeGrazia Bohlin 1979 no. 58
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–.

Diane DeGrazia Bohlin Prints and related drawings by the Carracci family. Washington DC, 1979.



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