Ruins of an Imperial Palace, Rome

Red chalk on cream-colored paper | 33.5 x 47.6cm | 1759

Jean-Honoré Fragonard

As a student at the Académie de France in Rome, Jean-Honoré Fragonard was encouraged to sketch Roman sites in the open air. In this view of the Palatine Hill's northeast corner, a site also sketched by his friend Hubert Robert and by François Boucher...
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