ROOS, Philipp Peter
(b. 1657, St. Goar, d. 1706, Roma)
Landscape with a Waterfall-
Oil on canvas, 97 x 82 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Philipp Peter Roos (Italian nickname Rosa da Tivoli) spent nearly all his life in Tivoli, famous for its waterfalls, and he turned real landscape motifs into unusual visions full of dynamic movement.