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Study for a Prometheus Bound (recto); slight sketch of head and shoulders of man in lead pencil (verso)

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1615–73
Medium:
Pen, brown ink and lead graphite
Dimensions:
10 x 7 1/16 in. (25.4 x 17.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Walters, 1917
Accession Number:
17.236.41
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on verso, Imitazione [crossed out]; in lead graphite, di S. Rosa.
Don Sebastián Gabriel de Borbón y Braganza; Don Pedro Alcántara de Borbón y Borbón, Duke of Dúrcal; American Art Galleries, New York (American)sale April 10, 1889, lot no. 198(Number 1: Salvator Rosa, our drawing called, Unfinished Study in Pencil and Pen for a "Prometheus Bound".); Donor: Henry Walters
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