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Florence 1824/25-1899

A Tuscan sculptor, active in Florence in the second half of the Nineteenth century, Rossi made numerous busts and portraits, statues and bas-reliefs and several sepulchral monuments. The artist was also a forger of drawings. See R. J. M. Olson, Caveat Emptor Egisto Rossi's activity as a forger of drawings, in Master drawings, XX, no 2 (1982), p. 151.