Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
View of TivoliMade in Italy, Europe
Samuel Palmer, English, 1805 - 1881
Transparent and opaque watercolor with fabricated black chalk and graphite on paper, mounted on cardboard
Currently not on view
1956-7-4Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Goldsmith and Mabel Zahn in memory of J. Leonard Sessler, 1956
LabelIn this ravishing sunset view, no doubt painted during Palmer's two-year honeymoon in Italy in 1837-39, a goatherd drives his flock past the ruins of the so-called Temple of Vesta at Tivoli, a city near Rome famous since ancient times for its views, waterfalls, and villas.