The Life and Times of Salvator Rosa (Classic Reprint) by Lady MorganThe Life and Times of Salvator Rosa (Classic Reprint) by Lady Morgan

The Life and Times of Salvator Rosa (Classic Reprint)

byLady Morgan

Paperback | October 27, 2018

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As the poet of liberty, Salvator takes his place among the high priests of her altars in Italy - Dante, Petrarch, Tasso, filacajla. He rendered even philosophy familiar to the eye, when, by the double despotism of Church and State, its truths were prohibited from meeting the understand ing; and while Galileo was condemned to death for proving that the earth moved, Salvator, unsuspected and unpunished, painted, in allegories of artistic excellence, theories at least as dangerous.

Did Salvator live now, one might fancy him Joining the ranks of the gallant defenders of national independence and civilisation, standing out, like one of his own bold figures, upon the heights of Balaklava, pencil in hand and revolver in belt, realising for the homage of posterity the grand battle ragin'g below, till, borne away by his kindling sympathies, he fiings down his pencil, and, plunging into the mé'z'e'e meets a glorious death or shares a not less glorious triumph.

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Title:The Life and Times of Salvator Rosa (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:October 27, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1330126734

ISBN - 13:9781330126738

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