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Maker(s):Shchedrin, Sil’vester
Culture:Russian, active in Italy (1791-1830)
Title:View of Rome from the Piazza del Quirinale
Date Made:1822
Type:Painting
Materials:Oil on canvas
Measurements:Frame: 36 5/8 x 45 1/4 x 2 1/2 in; 93 x 114.9 x 6.4 cm; Stretcher: 25 3/4 x 34 1/2 in; 65.4 x 87.6 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1979.148
Credit Line:Estate of Hope Gray
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
The Quirinal Palace is to the right. Pope Pius Vii is riding in the carriage at the bottom right of the painting. To the left is the fontana dei Dioscuri with an obelisk, and the sculptures of Castor and Pollux.

Tags:
landscapes; fountains; architecture; sculpture; carriages; cities; people; clouds; times of day

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