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Title

Alexander in the studio of Apelles

circa 1662


Artist

Salvator Rosa

Italy

1615 - 1673


Details


Date

circa 1662


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

2/2


Dimensions

45.8 x 27.6 cm platemark; 53.0 x 39.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1979


Location

Not on display


Accession number

229.1979


Artist information

Salvator Rosa

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Piety and Paganism, Sydney, 1991, 10. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 4. no catalogue numbers

Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pg. 47-66, Sydney, 1981, 59 (colour illus.). cat.no. 24

Peter Raissis, Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian old master prints from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1998, 8. no catalogue numbers