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Italian Late 19th Century Oil on Board Classical Roman Ruins Landscape Painting



This enchanting landscape oil on wood board painting depicts one of the most famous views of the city of Rome. The imperial forums, a large square where you can still admire the ruins of some important classical temples and buildings of ancient Rome. This evocative Roman view, although convenient in size, is rich in architecture and characters. In the left corner you can see the foreshortening of a church, then the view of the big square with temples and columns surrounded by small houses with typical red-brick roofs and bell towers. In the square a man, probably a shepherd, walks with his dog while a family is next to a horse-drawn cart. This painting dating back to late 19th -early 20th century taked inspiration from the Neoclassical views very famous during Grand Tour period. This painting is housed in a modern black lacquer wood frame with gilt accents on the edges. Measures: Height 21 cm, width 26 cm, depth 2 cm.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.27 in. (21 cm)Width: 10.24 in. (26 cm)Depth: 0.79 in. (2 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th-Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Firenze, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Galleria Antonio Esposito di Chiara Esposito1stDibs: LU950314832122

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