Carl Rossi (Carlo di Giovanni Rossi, 1775 - 1849)
A Russian architect, painter and graphic artist. Born in Venice. In 1786 he moved to Russia. During 1803 - 1804 he studied in Italy in Florentine Academy of Arts. In 1806 he returned to Russia, he was appointed an artist –in-chief of the glass and porcelain factory in St. Petersburg, then - the architect of "His Majesty's Government". Author of numerous architectural ensembles in St. Petersburg and its suburbs. He painted secular scenes of the XVII - XVIII centuries.
Painters works:Auction №23 Lot №16
«Relaxing in the Forest», I half of XIX century
Oil, canvas, 92 x 73
Price: 120 000 – 160 000 uah