Artist John Browne, English, 1741-1801
Artist after Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822
Artist after Salvator Rosa, Italian, 1615-1673
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Saint John Preaching in the Wilderness
Date 1768
Medium Etching and engraving printed in black on wove paper
Dimensions image: 17 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.
43.4 x 57.1 cm
sheet: 18 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.
47.6 x 59.6 cm
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund
Accession Number F72.283.28
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: Salvator Rosa pinxt,, R. Earlom delint,,; lower center: J. Boydell excudit 1768; lower right: John Browne Sculpsit.; center bottom margin: SAINT JOHN PREACHING IN THE WILDERNESS. / From the Original Picture painted by Salvator Rosa In the Collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield; / To whom this PLATE is most Humbly Dedicated by his Lordship's most Obliged, and most Obedient Servant.; lower left corner: No. 16. \dimensions of the original painting!; center bottom edge: Published May 2d. 1768.; lower right corner: JOHN BOYDELL.
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