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Watercolour - St. Peter's in Rome : View from above the Arco Scuro, near Pope Julius' Villa
  • St. Peter's in Rome : View from above the Arco Scuro, near Pope Julius' Villa
    Pars, William, born 1742 - died 1782
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St. Peter's in Rome : View from above the Arco Scuro, near Pope Julius' Villa

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (painted)

  • Date:

    1777 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pars, William, born 1742 - died 1782 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    P.31-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case TOPIC, shelf 3B

Physical description

Watercolour depicting St. Peter's in Rome : View from above the Arco Scuro, near Pope Julius' Villa. Signed and dated by the artist and inscribed with title and dedication.

Place of Origin

Rome (painted)

Date

1777 (painted)

Artist/maker

Pars, William, born 1742 - died 1782 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

WP. Rome 177
Signed and dated (with date truncated)

A View of St. Peter's Church in Rome / by W pars - taken a little / above the Arc Oscuro - near Papa Julius' Villa - / for Ozias Humphrey - 1777
Inscribed in ink in an old hand on a slip of paper stuck to the back

Dimensions

Height: 7.03125 in, Width: 9.375 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour depicting St. Peter's in Rome : View from above the Arco Scuro, near Pope Julius' Villa, by William Pars (1742-82). British School, 1777.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Churches; Landscapes; Domes; Views

Categories

Paintings; Landscapes; Topographical watercolours

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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