Nacque in Pavia 1650 Alessandro Guidi Mori a Frascati 1712. Non e caro agli dei pindaro solo.[In ink below image:] Alessandro Guidi. 1650 - 1712.
Stipple. Image 165 x 102mm. 6½ x 4".
Carlo Alessandro Guidi (1650-1712), Italian lyric poet. Alongside Giovanni Maria Crescimbeni he was a founder of the Roman academy "L'Arcadia", and he played a significant role in the reform of Italian poetry. Guidi as a songwriter wrote simple lyrical music which is remembered for its delicacy.
From the Collection of J.S. Bumpus.
[Ref: 17215] £60.00