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Alexander in the Studio of Apelles

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1662
Medium:
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/2 x 10 9/16 in. (44.5 x 26.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-83
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate at bottom center: " Alexandro M. multa imperite' in officina disserenti/ silentium comiter suadebat Apelles, rideri eum dicens/ a pueris, qui colores tererent."
Signed in plate at bottom center: "Salvator Rosa Inv. scul."
Dr. Ludwig Pollak (Czech, Prague 1868–1943 Rome); Earls of Pembroke
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 25, 1993 - February 14, 1994.

Bartsch, XX.269.4; TIB Comment 4512.004 (second state of two); Theodoli 1992, no.114; Wallace 1979, no. 114; Rotili 1974, no.102
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

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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