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.

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