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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)WFD/PRINT/29
TitlePlato and His Disciples, Salvator Rosa
Datemid-late 17th century
Extent1 outsize item
DescriptionEtching with drypoint , possibly inspired by Diogenes Laertius, Book III. Originally etched c.1662.

Image: The Academy of Plato, who is seated in the centre, with his students.

Includes inscription ' In Villa ab Academo attributa sua Plato condit Academiam / Salvator Rosa Inv. Scul.'

This print is from the first state as in later states the ear of the man seated in the foreground was burnished out and covered with strands of hair drawn in drypoint.
Access StatusOpen


CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution