Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Stucco Work with Hercules on Funeral Pyre and Wrestling Serpent in Cradle

Series/Portfolio:
Imagines Farnesianae Cubiculi
Artist:
Pietro Aquila (Italian, Marsala, Sicily 1650–1692/1700 Rome)
Artist:
After Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1560–1609 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1670–73
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet (trimmed to platemark): 12 1/16 x 17 1/2 in. (30.7 x 44.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.941
Not on view
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Annibale Carracci e i suoi incisori, p. 78, no. 11
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