View of the Ruins of the Temple of Ceres in the Valley of Agrigento

Gouache and black chalk | 37.9 x 107.2cm | 1776-1779

Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Hoüel

In the late 1770s, Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Hoüel spent four years traveling through Sicily with a servant, a guide, and occasionally guards, stopping frequently to paint the barren landscapes. This large drawing shows a view of the valley of Agrige...
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