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Five numbered scenes, each after a painter in the Accademia Degl'Incamminati, from IL FUNERALE D'AGOSTINO CARRACCIO FATTO IN BOLOGNA SUA PATRIA DAGL'INCAMINATI Academici del Disegno: 1. Ceres lamenting the death of Carracci before Jupiter, painted by Ippolito Ferrantini; 2. Personification of Painting entrusting Carracci's body to Fame, painted by Giovanni Battista Bertusi; 3. The Fates leading the blindfolded Carracci to the foot of Jupiter's throne, painted by Lucio Massari; 4. Three rivers representing the cities of Bologna, Rome and Parma (Reno, Tiber and Parma) with Fame at left, designed by Sebastiano Razzali and painted by Baldessare Aloisi Galanini; 5. Agostino Carracci abducted by Mars who is jealous of the artist's portrait of Adonis made for a Farnese gallery panel, painted by Giovanni Battista Busi.

Series/Portfolio:
IL FUNERALE D'AGOSTIN CARRACCIO FATTO IN BOLOGNA SUA PATRIA DAGL'INCAMINATI Academici del Disegno
Artist:
Guido Reni (Italian, Bologna 1575–1642 Bologna)
Artist:
After Ippolito Ferrantini (Italian, active Bologna ca. 1594–1603)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Bertusi (Italian, Bologna 1577–1644 Bologna)
Artist:
After Lucio Massari (Italian, Bologna 1569–1633 Bologna)
Artist:
After Baldassare Aloisi Galanini (Italian, Bologna 1577–1638 Rome)
Artist:
After Sebastiano Razzali (Italian, active Bologna ca. 1571–1602)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Busi (Italian, active ca. 1603–1688)
Date:
1603
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (12 × 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.4892
Not on view
One of seven plates by Reni that illustrate the temporary decorations for the memorial service for the painter Agostino Carracci, from IL FUNERALE D'AGOSTINO CARRACCIO FATTO IN BOLOGNA SUA PATRIA DAGL'INCAMINATI Academici del Disegno, a quarto volume also containing a frontispiece by Francesco Brizio and a description of the service written by Vittorio Benacci; published in Bologna in 1603 (see also 51.501.4890, 4891, 4893). Text on the verso is visible through the sheet.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
B.XVIII.308.55; TIB.Commentary.XL.4005.022
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XVIII.308.55, p. 308.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. XL.4005.022, p. 309.

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