Pavillion on the Terrace, Villa d'Este, Tivoli

1817
W. Kinnard (English, 19th century)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 31.1 cm (8 9/16 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.880

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Against a blue-green and pale orange sky, the dark purple-gray building in Renaissance style; through the archway, a shaft of warm light falls across the dark green foreground; in the distance, purple hills of the Roman Campagna.

Inscription

On mount in ink: LC: VIEW OF THE PAVILLION ON THE TERRACE OF THE VILLA D'ESTE AT TIVOLI; LL: W. Kinnard Archt delt a Tivoli 1817

Signed

Lower left on mount: W. Kinnard Archt delt a Tivoli 1817

Provenance

Henry Sewall, New York; purchased 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund