Milo of Croton

about 1666
Salvator Rosa (Italian, 1615–1673)


Sheet (image): 31.1 x 22.2 cm (12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.) Mount: 44.2 x 32.8 cm (17 3/8 x 12 15/16 in.) Framed: 66 x 55.9 cm (26 x 22 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and brush with brown wash, heightened with white (oxidized), some touches of graphite, laid down

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Laid down on elaborate antique mount with decorative pen and brown ink and wash framing devices.


Inscribed in pen and brown ink and wash framing devices. Inscribed in pen and brown ink at bottom "SALV:ROSA 1614-1673 fromvol 1 VI: no 38 MILO"


PDP Watermark Type: Illegible circular watermark


Earls of Pembroke (sale, Sotheby, London, July 5, 1917, lot 516); A. G. B. Russell (b. 1879, London, Lugt suppl. 2770a); sale, Sotheby, London, May 22, 1928, lot 81-repr.; to Durlacher for 66 pounds; John Nicholas Brown; Angela Fischer, RI; from whom purchased November 1986

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund