Etching, dry point Salvator Rosa (Naples 1615-Rome 1673) depicting womancovering her face ...
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Etching, dry point Salvator Rosa (Naples 1615-Rome 1673) depicting womancovering her face, taken from "Different figures" Etching from copper plate, mm140x90, in frame mm265x180. Monogrammed and numbered left to right 47 (1656/58).
Excellent copper Etching printed in contemporary paper, II state. The collection of "Different figures" is undoubtedly the most famous graphic work of Salvador Rosa times already considered a model for young artists and in it place on topics already covered by many engravers like Callot, The Beautiful and Liagno. A letter to his friend Ricciardi dated 1656 allows you to securely date this series of figurines. They count 61 of incisions models subsequently brought to 72.