Pietro da Cortona
Etching, platemark 140 x 95mm (5½ x 3¾"). Thread margins; good impression on laid paper.
Portrait of Pietro da Cortona (?1596-1669), one of the leading artists of the Roman Baroque. Pietro was also an architect, in which he was less influential. All of Pietro's major works were engraved in his lifetime or the late 17th century, spreading his influence across Europe. By Thomas Worlidge (1700 - 1766), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
W41; D61; Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 33041] £95.00