Ruined Column in the Baths of Caracalla, Rome

Oil on paper laid down on canvas | 42.7 x 28cm | 1824-7

Possibly by Théodore Caruelle d'Aligny

The Baths of Caracalla, Rome's second largest public baths, was a popular site for oil-sketching. Here the foreground is broadly worked, the grass flatly painted in a bright lemon green. By contrast the architecture is more sharply and intricately pa...
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