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The Fall of the Giants

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1615–73
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over charcoal
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 7 11/16in. (26.1 x 19.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.197.6
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on verso of mount in graphite D27447 (Colnaghi stock no.)
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Roman Artists of the 17th Century: Drawings and Prints," November 2, 1976–January 16, 1977.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 1996–May 5, 1996.

Michael Mahoney The drawings of Salvator Rosa. [Ph.D. dissertation]. PhD diss., The Courtauld Institute of Art , University of London, 1965 cat. no. 70.3, p. 398.

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. 108, ill.

Walter Vitzthum "Review: Drawings from New York Collections, Vol. 2: The Seventeenth Century in Italy (Exh. cat., New York, MMA and PML, by Jacob Bean and Felice Stampfle, 1967)." Burlington Magazine. vol. 109, London, April 1967, p. 253.

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. 75, p. 48.

Jacob Bean Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions, 1965-1975 Explanatory texts accompanying an exhibition: December 6, 1975 through March 23, 1976. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975.

Jacob Bean (but catalogue not signed), The Metropolitan Museum of Art Roman Artists of the 17th Century: Drawings and Prints. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1976, n.p.

Michael Mahoney The Drawings of Salvator Rosa. vols. 1, 2, New York and London, 1977, cat. no. Vol. 1, no. 70.5, fig. no. Vol. 2,fig. 70.5, Vol. 1, p. 620.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 337, fig. no. 337, pp. 253-54, ill.

Salvator Rosa in America. Exh. cat., The Wellesley College Museum, Wellesley, MA. Wellesley College Museum, Wellesley, MA, 1979, cat. no. 53.



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