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Follower of Salvator Rosa

The Tribute Money

Details
Follower of Salvator Rosa
The Tribute Money
oil on canvas
18 3/8 x 42½ in. (46.3 x 117.9 cm.)
Provenance
Lord Northwick, Thirlestane House, Cheltenham, 11 August, 1859, lot 1879 (to Erle-Drax).
J.S.W.S Erle-Drax, Christie's, London, 21 Feb 1910, lot 177, (6 gns. to Glanville).
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Lot Essay

This composition relates to a lost autograph oil sketch by Rosa, a photograph of which was bequeathed to the Witt Library by Dr. Alfred Scharf in 1965. The present picture is the only known full-scale rendering of the sketch.

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