Satires by Salvator Rosa


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1860. Napoli. Italian.

"Satires by Salvator Rosa with notes by Anton Maria Salvini and others"

Rebound in red cloth. Interior shows some light foxing throughout, but well bound and a beautiful book of Italian Satire.

Salvator Rosa (1615 –1673) is best known today as an Italian Baroque painter, whose romanticized landscapes and history paintings, often set in dark and untamed nature, exerted considerable influence from the 17th century into the early 19th century. In his lifetime he was among the most famous painters, known for his flamboyant personality, and regarded as an accomplished poet, satirist, actor, musician, and printmaker, as well