The Colosseum c1757 by Italian Painter Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 – 1778); painter, classical archaeologist and architect know for his etchings of Rome and fictitious atmospheric prisons.
This is a view of the Flavian Amphitheater, known as the Colosseum; located in the center of … Read the rest
Interior View of St. Peter’s Basilica
Interior View of St. Peter’s Basilica c1750 by Italian Artist Giovanni Paolo Pannini (1691 – 1765); known as an architect and painter of his vistas of Rome, detailing the antiquities of that great city.… Read the rest
View of Ripetta
View of Ripetta c1756 by French Painter Hubert Robert (1733 – 1808); known for painting in the Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Renaissance period styles; landscape imagery of semi-fictitious ruins.
The painting shows several old building of an ancient civilization that are … Read the rest
Un Temple Circulaire
Un Temple Circulaire Jadis Dédié (A Once Dedicated Circular Temple) by French Painter Hubert Robert (1733 – 1808), who specialized in creating artwork of the Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Renaissance styles.
This painting by Hubert Robert shows a … Read the rest
The Obelisk c1787 by French Painter Hubert Robert (1733 – 1808), who specialized in creating artwork of the Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Renaissance styles.
Men and Women fathering in groups and discussing life’s happenings at an ancient architectural site with a large … Read the rest
Sketching the Ruins of Tintern Abbey
Sketching the Ruins of Tintern c~ Abbey by British Painter Samuel Colman (1780 – 1845); portrait painter, drawing-master and a painter of Romantic, Biblical and Genre Scenes in which his faith was central to his … Read the rest
A Ruined Gothic Colonnade
The Effect of Fog and Snow Seen through a Ruined Gothic Colonnade c1826 by French Painter Louis Daguerre (1787 – 1851), recognized for his invention of the Daguerreotype process of photography and considered to be one of the fathers … Read the rest