Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815) - "Cephalus and Aurora"

Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815) - "Cephalus and Aurora"
Gravure - Signée dans la planche - 1776

Sheet trimmed just within the framing, on nineteenth-century paper, in good condition, a little darkened by age, title slightly trimmed at the bottom, foxing only visible when backlit and some small restored tears (see photos).
Bottom left "P. Cortona del.", title in the middle and on the right "F. Bartolozzi Sculp.".
Mullet with an arrow in the left hand dragged away in the arms of Aurora towards a carriage drawn by two horses and guided by a putto that holds the reins; bat with open wings and two putti with garlands of leaves and vase among the clouds below, a third putto crowned by a star with a torch lit in the upper right corner; in the background landscape below; from Pietro da Cortona.

Calabi & De Vesme 1928 377

Informations du lot
Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815)
Titre de l'œuvre d'art
"Cephalus and Aurora"
Signée dans la planche
En bon état
Vente avec cadre
Taille de l’image
275×420 mm
Dimensions totales
300×430×0 mm
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