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Saul consults Samuel after the witch of Endor has conjured him from the dead; demons crowd the background. Engraving by A. Laurentius, 17--, after S. Rosa.

  • Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673
Date
[between 1700 and 1799]
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40543i
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Description

Bible, O.T. 1 Samuel 28

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : Andreas Hay, [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 42.6 x 31.69 cm

Lettering

Viro optimo atque eruditissimo Richardo Mead medico regio omnium bonarum artium cultori hanc Salvatoris Rosæ tabulam observantiæ ergo. DDD. Andreas Hay. Rosa pinx. A. Laurentius f.

Notes

Dedicated to Dr. Richard Mead

References note

Martin Myrone, Gothic nightmares: Fuseli, Blake and the romantic imagination, London: Tate, 2006, p. 125
Dreams and nightmares: Kent Print Collection second exhibition, Canterbury, England, 2007, no. 22, pp. 30-31

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40543i

Reproduction note

After: a painting by Rosa in the Louvre (Salerno no. 210)

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  • Latin


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