Glaucus And Scylla. Salvator Rosa, Italian.
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Glaucus And Scylla

c1661. Etching and drypoint, signed in image lower right, 34.5 x 23.5cm. Slight foxing to image, minor crinkles to margins.

Third state. Ref: Wallace, The Etchings of Salvator Rosa, 1979, plate 101. Held in British Museum.

Glaucus was “a Greek prophetic sea-god” who fell in love with the nymph Scylla, “but she was appalled by his fish-like features and fled onto land when he tried to approach her.” Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL192-150

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  Other currencies

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