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Democritus in Meditation

Artist:
Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
1662
Medium:
Etching with drypoint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 7/16 x 11 1/8 in. (46.8 x 28.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.848
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed and signed at lower left: "Democritus omnium derisor / in omnium fine defigitur / Salvator Rosa Inv. scul."
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Bartsch.XX.271.7; TIB Comment XLV.4512.007 (first state of two); Theodoli 1992, no.104; Wallace 1979, no.104.I, Rotili 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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