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Witches' Sabbath

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1640–1649
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
10 11/16 x 7 1/4in. (27.2 x 18.4cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.56.13
Not on view
Sir Charles Greville (British, 1763–1832); George Guy Greville, 4th Earl of Warwick (British, 1818–1893); Christie's, London, Warwick sale, May 20-21, 1896possibly number 331, Sketch for an Allegorical Composition - pen and ink and sepia; and a Sketch of various figures - in pen and ink 2.; Jean Paul Richter (German, Dresden 1847–1937 Lugano, Switzerland), London
Bryson Burroughs "Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 7, no. 5, New York, May 1912, p. 99.

Hans Tietze European Master Drawings in the United States. J. J. Augustin, New York, 1947, cat. no. 80, pp. 160-61, ill.

Luigi Salerno Salvator Rosa. Milan, 1963, p. 150.

Walter Vitzthum "Le dessin baroque à Naples" L'Oeil. vol. 9, Paris, January 1963, p. 51., ill.

Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 36, fig. no. 36, ill.

Michael Mahoney The drawings of Salvator Rosa. [Ph.D. dissertation]. PhD diss., The Courtauld Institute of Art , University of London, 1965 cat. no. 29.4, pp. 192-193.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, Vol. II: The Seventeenth Century in Italy. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1967, cat. no. 105, ill.

Walter Vitzthum, Anna Maria Petrioli Cento disegni napoletani: Sec. XVI-XVIII. Exh. cat., Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi. No. 26, Florence, 1967, cat. no. under no. 73, p. 47.

Helen Langdon "Salvator Rosa in Florence 1640-49." in Apollo. vol. 151, 1975, fig. no. fig. 13, p. 195-196, ill.

Michael Mahoney The Drawings of Salvator Rosa. vols. 1, 2, New York and London, 1977, cat. no. no. 28.4, fig. no. 28.4.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 325, fig. no. 325, p. 249, ill.

Salvator Rosa in America. Exh. cat., The Wellesley College Museum, Wellesley, MA. Wellesly College Art Museum, Wellesly, MA, Wellesley, MA, 1979, cat. no. 42.

Irena Zdanowicz "A note on Salvator Rosa’s study for The death of Empedocles." Art Bulletin of Victoria. vol. 20, 1979, pp. 45-50, fig. 4.

Anna Forlani Tempesti "Il disegno italiano nel Seicento." La Pittura in Italia. Il Seicento. Vol. 2, Second ed. revised. Milan, 1989, pp. 574-75, fig. 862.



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