Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) - Standing warrior leaning on a shield

Description
Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) - Standing warrior leaning on a shield
Etching - Plate signed - 1653-58

Condition: excellent print with some plate tone on thick paper. In excellent condition without tears, stains or folds.

Original etching by Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) - Italian School
Painter, etcher, musician and poet. Pupil of Lanfranco and Ribera. He also went to Naples. Protégé van de 'Duke of Tuscany'. Important painter but also engraver in a very personal style.

Figurina; a standing warrior leaning on an elongated octagonal shield, to right. c.1656-1657 Etching

Reference:
Wallace 1979 13
Bartsch XX.279,30

Same print is in the British Museum with inventory number W,7.47

Subject: from the Figurine series, a series of etchings with lively depictions of soldiers and civilians from between 1653-1658.

Nice prints with details and some tiny scratches on the plate due to polishing of the etch plate.
Signed with his monogram SR in the plate.

Lot details
Artist
Salvator Rosa (1615-1673)
Title of artwork
Standing warrior leaning on a shield
Year
1653-58
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
140×92 mm
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