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Three Battling Tritons with a Nereid, 17th century

  • Salvator Rosa, Italian, 1615-1673

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 4 1/4 × 6 1/2 inches (10.8 × 16.5 cm) Sheet: 4 5/8 × 6 7/8 inches (11.7 × 17.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1024.B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: ROSA

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1895 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

February 1895, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Salvator Rosa, Three Battling Tritons with a Nereid, 17th century, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1024.B.