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Tasso in Prison, 1853 (oil on canvas) Featured Louis Gallait Print

Tasso in Prison, 1853 (oil on canvas)

BAL2637630 Tasso in Prison, 1853 (oil on canvas) by Gallait, Louis (1810-87); 212x139 cm; State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; ( Torquato Tasso (11 March 1544 a?? 25 April 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered, 1581), in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem. He suffered from mental illness and died a few days before he was due to be crowned as the king of poets by the Pope. Until the beginning of the 20th century, Tasso remained one of the most widely read poets in Europe.); Belgian, out of copyright

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