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Giuseppe de Rossi the Elder (de Rubeis)
Nationality: 
italian
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1615
Death Date: 
1639
Publisher, working in Rome at the via della Pace from 1615 to his death. Founded a dynasty of Rossi print publishers into the 18th century. It was bought in 1738 by Clement XII and is now the Calcografia Nazionale. Rossi's nephew, Giuseppe the Younger, opened his own shop on the isola d'inglese in 1628. See: Haskell, Francis. The Painful Birth of the Art Book. New York: 1988. See also: Francesca Consagra. "The Marketing of Pietro Testa's Poetic Inventions" in E. Cropper, Pietro Testa. Philadelphia: 1978.