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Rosa, Salvator 1614-1673
Exhibition Catalogs
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 79 (Sale info: For Sale).
"A woody scene of a beautiful and transparent colouring, bold and free pencilling, the chiaro scuro well understood, in the forms of his trees and in the breakings of his grounds; a grandeur of thought appears through all his compositions; the leafing of his trees is light, and admirably touched; the figures have attitudes and actions, that are easy and natural, yet full of dignity; and his expression is excellent. Painted by Salvator Rosa, who was born at Naples, 1614, died 1673." [P. 11.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.
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AECI 03260079
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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