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Study for 'L'Umana Fragilità'

Rosa, Salvator (draughtsman)

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Study for 'L'Umana Fragilità'


Rosa, Salvator (draughtsman) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1615-1673]







Roman School

Technique Description

pen and brown ink, brown wash bordered on all sides by a line of brown ink, on discoloured white paper


height: 215 mm
width: 164 mm


bought: Nissman, Abramson Ltd. 2002 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Sir Thomas Lawrence [Lugt 2445]; Nathalie and Hugo Weisgall, Sacramento, California, U.S.A.; with Nissman, Abramson Ltd, Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.A., from whom purchased

From the Cunliffe Fund.

Standard print ref/s


  1. Miller, Dwight C. 'A preparatory Study for Salvator Rosa's L'Umana Fragilità', [page: 272-3]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (April 1977)
    [comments: Figure 66.]


brown ink (medium)
brown wash (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.5-2002 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 40863; Input Date: 2002-01-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

PD.53-1958 - L'Umana Fragilità

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