Salvator Rosa - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Salvator Rosa

Style: Baroque

Place: Arenella

Born: 1615

Death: 1673

Nationality: Italy


Salvator Rosa (1615 - March 15, 1673) was an Italian Baroque painter, poet and printmaker, active in Naples, Rome and Florence. As a painter, he is best known as an "unorthodox and extravagant" and a "perpetual rebel" proto-Romantic. He was born in Arenella, in the outskirts of Naples, on either June 20 or July 21, 1615. His father, Vito Antonio de...