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Acqua Acetosa
Paul-Dominique Gourlier

This sketch showing a view in the Roman Campagna dates from one of Gourlier's first trips to Italy. It depicts the site of a mineral spring known as the Acqua Acetosa, near the River Tiber, visible in the distance. Gourlier uses long flowing brush strokes to outline the swelling land, and to trace the trails that run across it. Thick slabs of dark paint describe the rock face.

Key facts
Artist Paul-Dominique Gourlier
Artist dates 1813 - 1869
Full title Acqua Acetosa
Date made 1837
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 22.7 × 60.7 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery
Inventory number L832
Location in Gallery Not on display
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