SALVATOR ROSA (1615-1673)
The Rescue of the Infant Oedipus
etching with drypoint, 1663, on laid paper, watermark Kneeling Saint in a Shield (similar to Heawood 1351), a fine, rich and early impression of this large print, second, final state, slightly slipped in places
Plate 724 x 475 mm.
Sheet 725 x 479 mm.
An unidentified paraphe in brown ink verso (not in Lugt).
The Dukes of Devonshire, Chatsworth; Christie's, London, Old Master Prints from Chatsworth, 5 December 1985, lot 156 (£ 540).
Bartsch 8; Wallace 116; Rotili 107
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