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A genus of plants including the roses (family Rosaceae); several varieties are the sources of rose oil: Rosa alba, cottage rose; Rosa centifolia, the pale rose or cabbage rose (source of official rose oil); Rosa damascena, damask rose; and Rosa gallica, red rose or French rose.
[L. rose]
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Chantilly, near Paris, has several Salvator Rosas, and is well worth a special excursion.
In this way, Turner paid tribute to Salvator Rosa, but also asserted himself as a poetic British painter, depicting Britain's history and landscape.
DRAMATIC LIGHTING: Self portrait by Salvator Rosa (1615-73), 1641, oil on canvas
Salvator Rosa was widely admired and collected in England.
Apart from the Impressionists, the only landscapes are a rocky coastline by Salvator Rosa, a classical landscape with Apollo and Daphne by Gaspard Dughet and a beautifully crafted Scottish Landscape (1878; Fig.
Palma Giovane, Pietro da Cortona, Parmigianino, Andrea Pozzo, Salvator Rosa, Jacopo Bassano and Carlo Dolci, a Medici favourite, were all present in the collection, as were two Netherlandish artists with close ties to Prince Eugene of Savoy, Jan Griffier and Jan van Huchtenberg, who painted a sequence commemorating the great battles of that firm Habsburg ally
Helen Langdon is a research fellow at the British School at Rome, and is currently curating an exhibition on Salvator Rosa for Dulwich Art Gallery.