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Polyphemus pursuing Aeneas' Fleet, plate12 of L'Enea Vagante Pitture dei Caracci (Wanderings of Aeneas Painted by the Carracci), from of a set of twenty prints after the paintings by Ludovico, Annibale, and Agostino Carracci in the Palazzo Fava, Bologna
Polyphemus pursuing Aeneas' Fleet, plate12 of L'Enea Vagante Pitture dei Caracci (Wanderings of Aeneas Painted by the Carracci), from of a set of twenty prints after the paintings by Ludovico, Annibale, and Agostino Carracci in the Palazzo Fava, Bologna
Date:
1663
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
24.7 x 51 cm (image); 44 x 58 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1993.63.63.13
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

The giant Polyphemus, holding a club, stands waist deep in the sea; he pursues several of Aeneas's galleys; mountains and volcanoes background