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Inscription

Illegible inscription in pen and brown ink at right. Inscribed on verso in pencil: "Salvator Rosa".

Provenance

Mary Brandegee (early 20c, Boston, Lugt suppl. 1860c) bought 8200 drawings from Giovanni Piancastelli (1845-1926, Rome, Lugt suppl. 2078a) in 1904; the Brandegee collection was dispersed in 1944; Cynthia Reed Montague, GA; acquired by bequest May 1988

Credit Line

Bequest of Cynthia Reed Montague

17th century

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.1 x 11.2 cm (6 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.320

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and gray wash on cream laid paper, mounted down

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