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The Genius of Salvator Rosa
The Genius of Salvator Rosa
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1662
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching With Drypoint
Dimensions:
Plate: 459 x 278 mm (18 1/16 x 10 15/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
William Schab, Feb. 1975, cat. 55, n.116;
LR verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 170);
Sopher 17th c. cat. no. 170

Accession Number:
1988.1.273
Acquisition Date:
1988-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Exhibition History:

de Young, Rembrandt's Century, 26 Jan - 2 June 2013.

The artist as Genius, in a clearing surrounded by cypress trees and a classical tomb, lets coins fall out of a cornucopia he holds upside down as he is capped by Lierty and hailed by Sincerity (with a dove). Painting, Equity and Satire look on.