Engraver: Cesio (Cesi, Cesius), Carlo (1626-1686) Italian
Engraving from the series The Farnese Gallery.
After: Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Italian
Original: Venus and Anchises, 1597-1604, fresco, Gallery, Palazzo Farnese, Rome
Publisher: Westerhout, Arnolde van (1651-1725) Flemish
Carlo Cesio – Italian painter and engraver; born Antrodoco April 17, 1625/6; died Rieti January 6, 1686. Student of Pietro Berettini da Cortona, worked in Rome under the protection of Cardinal Cybo. Elected head of the Accademia S. Luca in 1675.