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Rosa

(Salvator). An Italian painter, noted for his scenes of savage nature, gloomy grandeur, and awe-creating magnificence. (1615-1673.)

Whate'er Lorrain light touched with softened hue.
Or savage Rosa dashed, or learnëd Poussin drew.

Thomson: Castle of Indolence, canto f.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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