Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Omnia Vincit Amor,

Engraving (with a crayon drawing on verso)

Only state

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Sheet): 127 x 189 mm (5 x 7.4 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “1599 A.C.IN.”; inscribed in cloud area, upper center: title; initialed below border: “P.S.F.”

Accession number: 1987.23.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds and purchase funds, 1987

Bibliography: Bohlin 210; Bartsch 116 (vol. 18, p. 103), titled “Pan dompté par l’Amour” (Pan subdued by Cupid); see Lemarchand, L’amours des dieux, fig. 183 for Carracci’s smaller-size series on “Love”; see Bohlin, fig. 210a for a preliminary drawing in the Staedel Institute, Frankfurt; see Schab catalog, Fall 1989 (4) on the god Pan in the form of s satyr, being so moved at the sight of Venus that she instructs Amor to restrain him.

Work Type: print

Related Works: On the verso of this sheet is an orange crayon drawing of a head by an unknown artist of the 18th or 19th century.

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