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A Distant View of Tivoli
Antoine-Victor-Edmond-Madeleine Joinville

This is one of the few oil sketches by Joinville to be signed and dated, possibly suggesting that the painter was thinking of selling it. The view is sketched from the opposite side of the Temple of Vesta, to the right of the Cascatelli Grandi (large waterfalls), looking across towards the Villa Maecenas and the Roman Campagna in the distance.

Key facts
Artist Antoine-Victor-Edmond-Madeleine Joinville
Artist dates 1801 - 1849
Full title A Distant View of Tivoli
Date made 1824
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 25.7 × 39.7 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated and inscribed
Acquisition credit The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery
Inventory number L839
Location in Gallery Not on display
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