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Diogenes and Alexander

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1662
Medium:
Etching and Drypoint
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 1/16 x 10 7/8 in. (45.8 x 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-80
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed at bottom center: "Sensit Alexander, testa quum vidit in illa/ Magnum habitatorem, quantó felicior hic, qui/ Nil cuperet, quam qui totum sibi posceret orbem/ Salvator Rosa Inv. scul."
Dr. Ludwig Pollak (Czech, Prague 1868–1943 Rome); Earls of Pembroke
Bartsch, XX.270.6; TIB Comment 4512.006 (second state of two); Theodoli 1992, no.108; Wallace 1979, no. 108; Rotili 1974, no. 96
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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