Salvator Rosa
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.56
People
John Hamilton Mortimer, British ( 1741 - 1779)
Title
Salvator Rosa
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1776
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on off-white antique laid paper
Dimensions
27.8 x 20.7 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, on book: JH Mortimer/1776
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alvin Whitley Fund
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.56
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Edward Saywell, "Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 7-29, checklist no. 22, p. 27

Edward Saywell, "Guide to Drawing Terms and Techniques", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 30-39, p. 30 under "Carbon black ink"

Exhibition History

Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/03/1998 - 12/30/1998

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings from 1480 to 1940, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/25/2000 - 07/02/2000

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted