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  • NameFrancesco Gessi
  • Activity/Titlepainter, draughtsman
  • Sexmale
  • Variant namesnamnvariant: il secondo Guido
    namnvariant: Giovan Francesco Gessi
  • Nationality/DatesItalian, born 1588-01-20, dead 1649-09-15
  • PlacesPlace of birth: Bologna, Italien
    Place of death: Bologna, Italien
Work
Seated old man
  • Seated old man

  • Pen and brown ink over black chalk on paper. Verso: See NMH 1098/1863
  • Dimensions: (h x b) 29,7 x 20,8 cm
  • Artist: Francesco Gessi, Italian, born 1588-01-20, dead 1649-09-15. Uncertain attribution to
  • NMH 1097/1863
Seated old man with a book
  • Seated old man with a book

  • Point of the brush, brown wash over black chalk on paper. Recto: See NMH 1097/1863
  • Dimensions: (h x b) 29,7 x 20,8 cm
  • Artist: Francesco Gessi, Italian, born 1588-01-20, dead 1649-09-15. Uncertain attribution to
  • NMH 1098/1863
Study for the titlepage of G.B. Manzini's "I fuori della giuventù"