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The Genius of Salvator Rosa

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1662
Medium:
Etching and Drypoint
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 10 13/16 in. (45.7 x 27.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.17-79
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed on a scroll at lower right: 'Ingenuus, Liber, Pictor Succensor, et Aequus, / Spretor Opum, Mortisque. hic meus est Genius. / Salvator Rosa.'
Dr. Ludwig Pollak (Czech, Prague 1868–1943 Rome); Earls of Pembroke
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 1997–July 20, 1997.

Bartsch XX.277.24; TIB Comment XLV.4512.025 (third state of three); Theodoli 1992, no.113; Wallace 1979, no.113; Rotili 1974, no.103
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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