Salvator Rosa
worksop or imitation
Soldiers Playing Dice. XVII century

A similar picture, signed by the artist but smaller in size, is held in the Dulwich College Picture Gallery (London). The canvas in the Pushkin Museum, according to G. Foss, is an old copy from that work. According to the generally accepted date the picture in the Dulwich Gallery was painted around 1656. Rosa himself engraved the figure of the soldier, using etching techniques.

Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue.

Salvator Rosa