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Archway on the Palatine
Frederic, Lord Leighton

Lord Leighton probably painted this view of ancient ruins on the Palatine Hill during a visit to Rome, perhaps during the 1860s. The eye is led through the tall Roman archway into the picture and to the blue sky beyond.

Key facts
Artist Frederic, Lord Leighton
Artist dates 1830 - 1896
Full title Archway on the Palatine
Date made after 1859
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 29 × 19 cm
Acquisition credit The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery
Inventory number L845
Location in Gallery Room 46
Image copyright The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery, © Private collection 2000. Used by permission
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