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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)WFD/PRINT/26
TitleDiogenes Casting Away His Bowl, Salvator Rosa
Datemid-late 17th century
Extent1 outsize item
DescriptionEtching with drypoint, of Diogenes throwing away his drinking bowl after seeing a youth kneeling down and drinking water with his hands.

Includes inscription 'Diogenes Adolescentum manu bibentum intuitus Scyphum proycit / Salvator Rosa Inv.Scul.'

This is an example of the only known state of the print. It is a companion piece for 'Democritus in Meditation' which can be dated to 1662.
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CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution