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View of the Vatican Quarter
  • Friedrich Nerly
    born: Erfurt, Kingdom of Prussia (present-day Germany) ; died: Venice, Italy
  • View of the Vatican Quarter, 1828–1835
  • Where object was made: Kingdom of Prussia (present-day Germany)
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 14 x 43.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 5 1/2 x 17 1/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 21 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, E3
  • 1974.0041
Label Text

Cityscape from an elevated vantage point. Left foreground contains a group of amphora/urns of various size, a tree, and pink and blue flowers. Bottom center has pink flowers and foliage. In the bottom right is a large rock. In the middle ground are tops of building (identified as the Vatican Quarter). Horizon line center; blue and white clouds in the background.