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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. Virtue vanquishing Envy and Fortune, painted by Giulio Cesare Parigino; 2. Apollo and the Muses at the tomb of Agostino Carracci, painted by Luigi Valesio; 3. Mercury pointing to a constellation with the personification of Painting and that of the city of Bologna, Felsina, painted by Aurelio Benelli; 4. Personification of Painting being comforted by Poetry, and the personification of a river at right, painted by Lodovico Carracci; 5. Allegory of Knowledge and Vigilance chasing Envy out of Heaven, painted by Lorenzo Garbieri.

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. Virtue vanquishing Envy and Fortune, painted by Giulio Cesare Parigino; 2. Apollo and the Muses at the tomb of Agostino Carracci, painted by Luigi Valesio; 3. Mercury pointing to a constellation with the personification of Painting and that of the city of Bologna, Felsina, painted by Aurelio Benelli; 4. Personification of Painting being comforted by Poetry, and the personification of a river at right, painted by Lodovico Carracci; 5. Allegory of Knowledge and Vigilance chasing Envy out of Heaven, painted by Lorenzo Garbieri.

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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, 4892).
Guido Reni (Italian, Bologna 1575–1642 Bologna)
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1603
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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