Rocco Pozzi (Artist) Giuseppe Pozzi (Related Artist)

Florae Simulacrum in marmore pario sculptum

Florae Simulacrum in marmore pario sculptum by Rocco Pozzi, Giuseppe Pozzi

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Giuseppe and Rocco Pozzi were the sons of Stefano Pozzi, an Italian painter and draughtsman. The two brothers worked on this print, Giuseppe making the drawing and his brother making the print. The sculpture had been discovered, along with many others, in the ruins of the Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli near Rome. (Venus Rising, 2005)

Title
Florae Simulacrum in marmore pario sculptum
Artist/creator
Production date
1744
Medium
etching and engraving
Dimensions
479 x 273 mm
Inscription
Ioseph Pozzi delineavit (LL) Roccus Pozzi sculp. Romae Sup. perm. (LR). Florae Simulacrum in marmore pario sculptum, ex ruinis Villae Adrianae effossum. in solo Tyburtino DD. Libory, et Joannis fratrum de Michillis anno 1744. (LC).
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/36/58
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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