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Girolamo Rossi, called de Rubeis the Elder



Cupid Seated on a Rock - c.1650


Etching after Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Guercino). Size of sheet: 28.3 x 21 cm.


Literature: Bartsch (XIX.237.6); Bryan, 1816 (p.661).


Comparative impressions: BM - inv. U,4.161.


Fine impression with clear printing and large margins all around on watermarked laid paper (Lil-de-fleur). Small area of thinning paper at the upper edge of the print, otherwise in very good condition.



Girolamo Rossi: Cupid Seated on a Rock, c.1650

  • Flowing, drawing-like style of etching by Rossi was influenced by his master Simone Cantarini. Rossi produced mostly engravings, Bartsch records only six etchings done by Rossi.

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