Strange, Robert (1721-92; Scottish), after Berrettini, Pietro (known as Pietro da Cortona) (1596-1669; Italian)
Romulus and Remus
Acquired by 1868?
National Gallery of Victoria (p.178.18-1)

This print is from the same series as Strange after Cortona Caesar putting away Pompeia {by 1868?} NGV [PR]. The inscriptions identify painter, engraver and source.

Cortona’s painting Romulus and Remus given shelter by Faustulus is in the Louvre (dated to c.1643).


Not listed in NGV 1894; NGV 1905, V.ii.25 (as by Strange after Cortona) 

Listed in the NGV catalogue as by an unknown engraver after Cortona, and acquired by 1868 (?); with reproduction as shown here. For Cortona’s canvas, see e.g. (with reproduction)