Umbrian painter, born in Perugia in 1848.
He did his artistic studies with prof. Tommaso Minardi and his works, which for the most part deal with military subjects, are beautiful; he reveals himself as an artist, sees the truth and translates it.
Of his paintings the main ones are: “Perrone a San Martino”; “Latest hour”; “A Nymph in the Woods”, awarded with a silver medal at the Nice International Exposition, and with a gold medal at the Umbrian Exposition; various reproductions of the existing paintings in Pinturicchio’s “Borgia” apartment and made on commission from the Kengington Museum.
At the Turin Exposition, in 1880, he sent: “Charge of the guides in Mazambano”; “Savoy!”; “Ultim’ora”, “Uhlans of Bavaria rejected in Villafranca”; “Captain Roberto Perrone in the defense of Belvedere”.
In Milan, in 1881, he exhibited: “Military memories”, genre picture; and to that of 1883, “Silvia e Satiro” (Tasso, Aminta); “The Nymph of the woods”; at the Rome Exhibition of the same year: “Colonel Bolegno wounded in charging at the head of the 14th infantry regiment on the day of San Martino, and who, carried by his horse, fell dead on a hill in Roccoletto. A settler discovered him attracted by neighing of the horse, who was held back by the guide of the dead colonel, calming his hunger by pasturing the few vines he had around “.
Rossi-Scotti is a member of various National and Foreign Academies.