Faith Hope and Charity, oil on Canvas by Francesco Albani, left, and, above, Head of a Man With a Turban by Salvator Rosa
, which were two of five painting from Denis Mahon's collection donated to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
was born in Naples in the summer of 1615 and died in the spring of 1673, soon after marrying Lucrezia del Silvo (presumably so that she could inherit his estate) who had been his mistress for over thirty years.
(10) For the popularity and influence of Claude Lorrain and Salvator Rosa
, see Helen Langdon, 'The Imaginative Geographies of Claude Lorrain.' Transports: Travel, Pleasure, and Imaginative Geography, 1600-83, ed.
The subject of this erudite and meticulous study is the critical fortune in France and the presence in French literature of the Italian painter Salvator Rosa
Pandora Old Masters from New York, meanwhile, offers Allegory of Time (Vanitas), a fluent pen and brown ink sketch by the 17th-century Italian baroque painter Salvator Rosa
. This impish work was executed between 1639-40 to illustrate a small poem by the unconventional artist, which is written in Rosa's own hand in the cartouche at the top of the sheet (Fig.
Among those represented: Correggio, Giulio Romano, Parmigianino, Salvator Rosa
, Poussin, Bernini, Canaletto, and Tiepolo, to name just a few.
An unusually restrained study in carefully drawn brown ink by Salvator Rosa
(1615-73) represents A Poet in a Garden (c.1640).
Dolbadern Castle, Turner's painting of the ruined fortress in the wilds of North Wales, will be shown alongside another rugged mountainous scene by the Italian artist Salvator Rosa
: Wild Landscape (also to June 5) is the first exhibition of Salvator Rosa
's work to be shown in Britain since the 1970s.
THE raw power and energy of nature is explored in Wild Landscapes by Italian artist Salvator Rosa
Among the Old Master highlights are Salvator Rosa
's Study for the figure of Scylla (Fig.
It has the visual surge but none of the wildness of Salvator Rosa
. It is in fact hardly matched except by Claude Lorrain as an exposition of peacefulness in a remote place.