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Three ox skulls, two horse skulls, and a grotesque head, study for "Democritus in Meditation"

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1662
Medium:
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 9/16 × 3 9/16 in. (14.2 × 9.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.509.7
Not on view
Inscription: Signed with the monogram "SR" in drypoint at lower left
Dr. Ludwig Pollak (Czech, Prague 1868–1943 Rome)
TIB Comment: no. 4512.118 (only state); Theodoli 1992, no.107; Wallace 1979, no. 107; Rotili 1974, no.101
Mario Rotili Salvator Rosa incisore. Societa' Editrice Napoletana, Naples, 1974.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–.

Richard W. Wallace The Etchings of Salvator Rosa. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1979.

Olimpia Theodoli Salvator Rosa 1615-1673. Acqueforti. 1992.



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