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  • Title: Omnia Vincit Amor
  • Creator: Agostino Carracci
  • Date Created: 1599
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “1599 A.C.IN.”; inscribed in cloud area, upper center: title; initialed below border: “P.S.F.”
  • Print State: Only state
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center and purchase funds, 1987
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving (and on verso, an orange crayon drawing of a head by an unknown artist of the 18th or 19th century)
  • Keywords: allegory, mythology, nudes, satyrs (Greek mythology)
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Sheet dimensions: 127 mm x 189 mm (5 in. x 7.44 in.).
  • 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 catalogue, Fall 1989 (4) on the god Pan, in form of satyr, being so moved at the sight of Venus that she instructs Amor to restrain him
  • Associated People: Created by Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557-1602)
  • Accession Number: 1987.23.1

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