Plate 16: Cesi's dedication of the series to Prince Camillo Pamphili; from the '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 (Trimmed): 11 1/8 in. × 20 in. (28.3 × 50.8 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
Not on view
Plate 16 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: '16'; across center: 'ECCELLENTISS · PRENCIPE/ La gloriosa ... Carlo Cesio'; along bottom left: 'Veri Originali Gio Iacomo Rossi le stampa in Roma alla Pace cu Priv. S. Pont.'
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Gustave Mayer Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Bartsch XXI.118.80; TIB Commentary 47 part 1, 4705.080 S3; TIB.47[21].80.118; Le Blanc I.625.65-80
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 80, p. 118.

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. 80 (118), p. 108, ill.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. .080, p. 102.