(1615-1673) Italian Baroque painter, etcher, poet, and musician. He was active in Florence 1640–49 and subsequently in Rome. He created wild, romantic, and sometimes macabre landscapes, seascapes, and battle scenes. He also wrote satirical verse.
Born near Naples, Rosa spent much of his youth traveling in S Italy. He first settled in Rome 1639 and established himself as a landscape painter. In Florence he worked for the ruling Medici family.
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Rosa · genus Rosa
Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses; Also called: genus Rosa.