Studies for a Figure Lifted from a Grave or Pit by Cords. V e r s o: Further Study of the Same Figure
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Pen and brown ink (recto and verso)
6 3/16 x 4 7/8in. (15.7 x 12.4cm)
Rogers Fund and Walter C. Baker Gift, 1969
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on old mount, Studio di un quadro al Popolo / S Rosa; Annotated on lining in graphite (at lower left corner) DEUTS (at lower right corner) D 1248.
John MacGowan (British, died in 1803, Edinburgh)(sale, January 1804); Sir William Forbes of Pitalgo, 7th Baronet; Mrs. Peter Somervell (British, Kincardinshire)(according to Sotheby's); Sotheby's, London, sale March 28, 1968, no. 77 (vi); Taylor(according to Sotheby's); Lila and Herman Shickman
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.
National Gallery of Scotland. National Gallery of Scotland, 2 vols., 1968, Vol.2, figs.733-4.
Jacob Bean "Review: National Gallery of Scotland: Catalogue of Italian Drawings (by Keith Andrews, 1968)." in Master Drawings. vol. 7, no. 1, New York, 1969, fig. no. fig. 1, pp. 56-57, ill.
Jacob Bean Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 18 - April 16). New York, 1972, cat. no. 46, p. 19.
Michael Mahoney The Drawings of Salvator Rosa. vols. 1, 2, New York and London, 1977, cat. no. Vol. 1,no. 66.7, fig. no. Vol. 2,fig. 66.7, Vol. 1, p. 581.
Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 331, fig. no. 331, p. 250, ill.