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Three Figures around a globe

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1615–73
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 7 3/4in. (23.5 x 19.7cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.56
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower center, mi gratto. at upper right, scortica; at upper left, sueno [?]

Marking: Collector's mark of Earl Spencer, Althorp stamped at lower right corner (Lugt 1532).
Collection of Earls Spencer; Thomas Philipe (British, 1740–1816), sale London , June 10–17, 1811(No. 685: Tree-figures-geographers studying the globe - masterly reed pen and bistre. broad wash.); Einar Perman, Stockholm (Swedish, 1893–1976)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions 1965-1975," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Roman Artists of the 17th Century: Drawings and Prints," November 2, 1976–January 16, 1977.

Jacob Bean, John J. McKendry "A Fortunate Year." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 27, no. 6, New York, February 1969, p. 316., ill.

Salvator Rosa Exh. cat. Hayward Gallery, 1973, cat. no. 78.

Jacob Bean in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975: Drawings. New York, 1975, p. 58, ill.

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, p. 58, ill.

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. 84.7, fig. no. Vol.2, fig.84.7, Vol. 1, p. 712.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 340, fig. no. 340, p. 257, ill.

Éric Pagliano Dessins italiens de Venise à Palerme du musée des beux-arts d'Orléans XV-XVIII siècle. Exh. cat., Nov. 16, 2003-Jan. 11, 2004 and Jan. 17-Mar. 7, 2004. Paris, 2003, Discussed under cat. 73., fig. no. 1, pp. 130-131, ill.



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