View 1 of Lot 222. Four Men Moving a Boulder, Two Onlookers .
View 1 of Lot 222. Four Men Moving a Boulder, Two Onlookers .
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Salvator Rosa

Four Men Moving a Boulder, Two Onlookers

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 USD

Salvator Rosa

Salvator Rosa

Four Men Moving a Boulder, Two Onlookers

Four Men Moving a Boulder, Two Onlookers

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

13,860

USD

Salvator Rosa

Arenella, Naples 1615 - 1673 Rome

Four Men Moving a Boulder, Two Onlookers


Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk;

bears numbering in brown ink, verso: N 33

140 by 111 mm; 5 1/2 by 4 3/8 in

Thomas Lawrence (L.2445);
Charles Fairfax Murray, London;
Victor Winthrop Newman;
with American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, 12 April 1930, no. 180;
Ernest Clifford Peixotto (San Francisco 1869 - 1940 New York),
by descent to his daughter;
with Doyle, New York;
with Mia Weiner, New York, Old Master Drawings, 1990, no. 27,
where acquired 1990

M. Mahoney, The Drawings of Salvator Rosa, New York, 1977, vol. I, p. 298, cat. no. 24.20, and reproduced, vol. II

O. G. Boetzkes, Salvator Rosa: Seventeenth-Century Italian Painter, Poet, and Patriot, New York 1960, p. 188

Michael Mahoney dates the present drawing to the middle of the artist's Florentine period, circa 1645.