TASSI, Agostino
(b. 1578, Roma, d. 1644, Roma)

View of the Acqua Acetosa, Rome

c. 1625
Pen and ink, 15 x 20 cm
Private collection

At times Tassi simply represented genre scenes, in which the theatrical gestures of the actors tease the viewer into searching for a narrative, a search that will ultimately be disappointed.