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Omnia Vincit Amor

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Omnia Vincit Amor

16th century
127 x 189 mm (5 x 7.4 in.)

Agostino Carracci, Italian, (1557–1602)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving (with a crayon drawing on verso)
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “1599 A.C.IN.”; inscribed in cloud area, upper center: title; initialed below border: “P.S.F.”
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.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds and purchase funds, 1987
Accession Number: 1987.23.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • allegory
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • satyrs (Greek mythology) - LC sh 85117706 is "Satyrs (Greek mythology)"; initial cap dropped here.

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

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