Das Innere einer Kirche in den Pontinischen Sümpfen (Sant' Antonio Abate in Priverno)

Das Innere einer Kirche in den Pontinischen Sümpfen (Sant' Antonio Abate in Priverno)

More about this artwork
The medieval church depicted here by the architectural painter Carl Werner cannot be identified. It has been left to go to ruin: rainwater has collected in a puddle and the frescoes are peeling off the walls. Since the Pontine marshes south-east of Rome were feared as a source of malaria, people left the area in increasing numbers. By about 1900 it was almost completely deserted and remained so until drained in the 1930s.
Displayed
Not on display
Inventory Number
11644
Birth year of the artist
1808
Year the artist deceased
1894
Dimensions of the object
63,5 x 51,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
Vor 1879 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner, Das Innere einer Kirche in den Pontinischen Sümpfen (Sant' Antonio Abate in Priverno), 1840, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/6kLake748V (Last updated on 10.09.2020)

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