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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 268

    Circle of Salvator Rosa (Arenella 1615-1673 Rome)

    Soldiers at a tomb

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Salvator Rosa (Arenella 1615-1673 Rome)
    Soldiers at a tomb
    oil on canvas, unframed
    39 5/8 x 29¼ in. (100.6 x 74.3 cm.)


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    The present painting appears to be a variation on a lost composition by Rosa representing the same subject (see L. Salerno ed., L'Opera Completa di Salvator Rosa, Milan, 1975, p. 96, no. 137, illustrated p. 95).

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the attribution for this lot should read Salvator Rosa in full, and accordingly the estimate should read £4,000-6,000. We are grateful to Professor Nicola Spinosa for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs.