Blick von der Villa Malta in Rom nach Westen

Blick von der Villa Malta in Rom nach Westen

More about this artwork
This view to the west impressively shows the location of the Villa Malta on the Pincian Hill above the Spanish Steps in relation to the axial perspective to the Vatican. The foreground is filled with a sunlit roofscape that is enclosed on the right by the nave and two-towered facade of Santissima Trinità dei Monte. From the topography of the city, the facade of San Carlo al Corso, the round structure Castel S. Angelo and the facade of St. Peter's stands out in a single axis. Originally, the tempera paintings were intended as bogus window outlooks in a room especially designed for them with skylight in the royal apartments of the Munich Residence. This plan was, however, never realized.
Displayed
Not on display
Inventory Number
WAF 813
Birth year of the artist
1761
Year the artist deceased
1847
Dimensions of the object
167 x 266,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Tempera auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1835 durch König Ludwig I. vom Künstler erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Neue Pinakothek München
Citation
Johann Christian Reinhart, Blick von der Villa Malta in Rom nach Westen, 1835, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Neue Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/6kLaBd7G8V (Last updated on 09.11.2020)

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