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The Aurelian Wall, Rome
Ramsay Richard Reinagle

The view shown here is from the northern end of the Pincian Hill looking across the walls of Rome towards the south-east. Beyond the grounds of the Villa Borghese are a section of the Aurelian Wall and the umbrella pines of the Villa Ludovisi. The sketch may be a preparatory study for the panorama of Rome which Reinagle exhibited in London.

Key facts
Artist Ramsay Richard Reinagle
Artist dates 1775 - 1862
Full title Rome: Part of the Aurelian Wall (the Muro Torto) with the Villa Ludovisi beyond
Date made about 1796
Medium and support Oil on paper laid on canvas
Dimensions 33 × 43.4 cm
Inscription summary Inscribed
Acquisition credit The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery
Inventory number L863
Location in Gallery Not on display
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