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
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.
(1615-1673): Bandits, Wilderness and Magic
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.
Castiglione and Salvator Rosa
, who invented a sort of vanitas setting for figures who are immersed in melancholy and reflecting upon the frailty of human life (Fig.
1653), combines the wild imaginings of Salvator Rosa
with the nocturnal shufflings of Max Ernst.