The Fallen Christ, by Pasqualino Rossi (1641-1722).

Oil on canvas, 32cm by 40cm.

The painting was purchased by John, 5th Earl of Exeter (1648-1700) whilst on the Grand Tour and is listed in the 1688 Burghley Inventory.

Pasqualino Rossi, who was largely self-taught, was born in Vicenza. He worked extensively at the Royal Palace in Turin, but was active mainly in Rome where he died in 1722.


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