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Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Smith (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk and watercolour drawings

  • Museum number:

    P.14-1973

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 206, box A

Physical description

Black chalk and watercolour depicting the Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli and on the back of same sheet, views of Tivoli and the countryside around Rome. Lettered with titles.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Smith (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk and watercolour drawings

Marks and inscriptions

olive wood
Inscribed in ink recto

Part of Tivoli (tower of Mecena's villa) and campagna of Rome taken in the town near the Inn.
Inscribed verso

Dimensions

Height: 20.1 cm, Width: 31.8 cm

Descriptive line

Thomas Smith. 'Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli' and on the back of same sheet 'Part of Tivoli and campagna of Rome'

Materials

Chalk; Watercolour; Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Rural scenes; Roman; Tower; Villa

Categories

Drawings; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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