Democritus in Meditation
Salvator Rosa, Italian, 1615 - 1673
Etching and drypoint on laid paper
Sheet: 19 5/8 × 12 3/16 in. (49.9 × 30.9 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund
Place Made: Italy, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Democritus omnium derisor/in omnium fine defigitur/Salvator Rosa Inv. scul.
ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2012
Art 2, Turrill/Zemel, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-February 12, 1990.
Baroque Prints from the Permanent Collection, Art 45, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12-November 25, 1979.
Books in Art/Art in Books, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH16, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 4-March 9, 1997.
Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.
Prints from the Hood Museum Collection, inaugural exhibition, Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1985-January 12, 1986.
Reality and its Alternatives, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4-March 13, 2005.
T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, listed p.73.
R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1964.
Bartsch 45: 7(721); R. Wallace, The Etchings of Salvator Rosa, Princeton, 1979, no. 104.
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