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Democritus in Meditation

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1662
Medium:
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 15 3/8 in. (55 × 39 cm) Plate: 17 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (45.6 × 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.945
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in plate at lower left: "Democritus omnium derisor/ in omnium fine desigitur/ Salvator Rosa Inv. scl."
Dr. Ludwig Pollak (Czech, Prague 1868–1943 Rome)
Bartsch, XX.271.7;TIB Comment 4512.007 (second state of two); Theodoli 1992, no.104; Wallace 1979, no. 104; Ritoli 1974, no.98
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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