Title page to 'Galleria Dipinta nel Palazzo del Prencipe Panfilio' after the ceiling frescoes by Pietro da Cortona depicting the history of Aeneas in the Palazzo Pamphili, Rome

Carlo Cesi (Italian, Antrodoco ca. 1622–1682 Rieti)
after Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian, Cortona 1596–1669 Rome)
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Cardinal Camillo Pamphili
ca. 1661
Sheet: 11 in. × 20 15/16 in. (28 × 53.2 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
Not on view
Frontispiece to series of etchings of Cortona's fresco and its stucco framework in the Gallery of Aeneas, Palazzo Pamphili, Rome. Cesi was commissioned to draw and etch the decorations of the Gallery by Prince Camillo Pamphili, who paid him on January 29, 1661.
Inscription: Numbered top left: '1'; lettered at center: 'GALERIA/ DIPINTA NEL PALAZZO/ DEL PRENCIPE PANFILIO/ DA/ PIETRO BERRETTINI/ DA CORTONA/ INTAGLIATA DA CARLO CESIO/ VERO ORIGINALE'; along bottom: 'Si uendono da Gio.n Iacomo Rossi in Roma alla Pace alinsegna di Pavigi co Priv S. Pont.'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Gustave Mayer Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XXI.115.65; TIB Commentary 47 part 1, 4705.065 S3; TIB.47[21].65.115; Le Blanc I.625.65-80
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 65, 115.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 65–80, 625.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 65 (115), 93, ill.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. .065, 98.