Rome: Sunset from the Convent of Sant' Onofrio on the Janiculum

Oil on canvas | 213 x 427cm | 1856

David Roberts

Roberts' vast panorama portrays a rose-tinted city of Rome, viewed from the elevated terrace of the Sant'Onofrio convent on Janiculum. The picture was based on numerous sketches made in pencil and watercolour during Roberts' visit to Rome in 1853-4. ...
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