Perseus ceto occiso a se liberatam Andromedem Uxorem Ducit.In Hortis Ex.mi Principis Camilli Pamphilii.
Io. Iacobus de Rebeis formis Romę ad Templum Pacis eu Priu S.Pont.
Engraving. 290 x 190mm, 11½ x 7½". Bit messy, margins creased and torn.
An engraving of a classical frieze in the Villa Doria Pamphili, Rome, showing Perseus rescuing Andromeda from the rock, the dead seamonster (Cetus) at their feet. Perseus is wearing the winged sandals of Mercury. Drawn and engraved by Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635 - 1700) and published by Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi (1627-91).
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