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View of Rome
The Trustees of the British Museum
Samuel Middiman (1750-1831) after Wilson
View of Rome
1807
Etching and engraving
352 x 508 mm
13 7/8 x 20 in.
2006,U.872
E59A
Landscape with the city of Rome in the background and St Peter's to the left, seen from a between groups of trees on a verdant hillside above. A man is driving livestock down a path to the left. A second man is sitting on a basket, talking to a woman and child, next to a remnant of ancient sculpture with a relief of a woman in profile.
Acquired 2006
Lettered below the image:
[1] Upper left: WILSON PINXIT.
[2] Upper right: MIDDIMAN SCULPSIT.
[3] Centre: VIEW OF ROME [open letters]
[4] London Published by William Miller, MDCCCVII'
D311 View of St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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P57 Rome: St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Tate, London
P57A St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Pllate 3 with an account on the facing page of The British Gallery of Engravings, by the Revd Edward Forster, published by William Miller, 50 Albemarle Street, London, 1807
E. Forster, The British Gallery of Engravings, 1807, pl. 3 and facing page
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