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Print, The Academy of Plato

This is a Print. It was designed by Salvator Rosa and etched by Salvator Rosa. It is dated 1662 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is etching and drypoint. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

It is signed

Signed in scroll at lower left

It is inscribed

On scroll at lower left: "In Villa ab Academo attributa/ sua Plato condit Academiam/ Salvator Rosa Inv Scul."

Cite this object as

Print, The Academy of Plato; Designed by Salvator Rosa (1615–73); etching and drypoint; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8789

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