Nacque in macerara 1663 Gio. Mario Crescimbeni. Mori a Roma 1728. Al Fesibeo Cario Custode Generale d'Arcadia.[In ink below image:] Giovanni Mario Crescembeni. Born 1665 - Died 1728.
Stipple. Image 140 x 82mm. 5½ x 3¼". Trimmed.
Giovanni Mario Crescimbeni (1663-1728) was an Italian critic and poet. In 1690 he founded with fourteen others, the Academy of Arcadians. He was secretary for the Arcadians for some thirty-eight years before he was made canon of Santa Maria in 1705. By 1715 he had obtained the chief curary attached to the same church.
From the Collection of J.S. Bumpus.
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