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Landscape with a man sleeping under some trees
Pen and brown ink, on vellum
- Production date
Height: 284 millimetres
Width: 419 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The elaborate execution and the use of vellum in this drawing and in 1946,0713.1323 suggest that the two were made for a special purpose, perhaps as presentation pieces.
Lit.: A.E. Popham, 'Catalogue of Drawings in the Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart., F.R.S., now in the possession of his Grandson, T. Fitzroy Phillipps Fenwick of Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham', London, 1935, p. 162, no. 2; M. Kitson (ed.), exhib. cat., Hayward Gallery, London, 'Salvator Rosa', 1973, under no. 55 (= 1946,0713.1323, cat. entry by M. Mahoney), p. 42; M. Mahoney, 'The Drawings of Salvator Rosa', London, 1977, I, pp. 281-2, no 23.1; J. Scott, 'Salvator Rosa, his life and times', New Haven, 1995, p. 39.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1984, BM, Landscape in Italy, no. 47
2005 Mar-Jun, Compton Verney, 'Salvator Rosa: Wild Landscapes'
2005 Jun-Sep, London, Wallace Collection, 'Salvator Rosa: Wild Landscapes'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Verso inscribed: "W Esdaile"
Inscribed on a label: "1834-53xx Formerly in the colln of [rest illegible]" and "Salvator Rosa"
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