Rinaldo e Armida. Torq. Tasso Gerusa. lib. Can. 14. St. 65 e 66.L'originale esiste in Roma nella Galleria Corsini alto palmi 6. lungo p.10.
Vendible presso l'Autore in Roma.
Etching. Plate: 620 x 480mm, (24½ x 19"), with very large margins. Staining and tears in margins.
A scene from Torquato Tasso's epic Gerusalemme librata, showing the saracen sorceress Armida approaching the sleeping Christian crusader Rinaldo. Armida has been ordered to kill the soldier however, she falls in love, this is represented by the figure of Cupid who stays her hand. Armida keeps the enchated Rinaldo in and enchanted garden until he is rescued by his friends and they defeat the saracens.
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