Study for a Prometheus Bound (recto); slight sketch of head and shoulders of man in lead pencil (verso)
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Pen, brown ink and lead graphite
10 x 7 1/16 in. (25.4 x 17.9 cm)
Gift of Henry Walters, 1917
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on verso, Imitazione [crossed out]; in lead graphite, di S. Rosa.
Don Sebastián Gabriel de Borbón y Braganza (1811–1875); Don Pedro Alcántara de Borbón y Borbón, Duke of Dúrcal (1862–1892); American Art Galleries, New Yorksale April 10, 1889, lot no. 198(Number 1: Salvator Rosa, our drawing called, Unfinished Study in Pencil and Pen for a "Prometheus Bound".); Donor: Henry Walters