Pia Gallo
Salvator Rosa ( Arenella/Naples 1615-1673 Rome)
Study for the figure of Scylla: Woman posing on a rock, lifting her dress above her waist.

Pen in light brown ink with wash in dark and light grey. Mounted on album paper.

Mahoney 38.7 165 x 108mm Provenance : Queen Christina of Sweden , Prince Livio Odescalchi

Note: The figure of Scylla is a study for the painting Glaucus and Scylla, Musee des Beaux Arts, Brussels.
This is also the same figure which appears in the etching of 1661 (Bartsch 20, Wallace 101)