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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
280 x 397 mm
11 x 15 5/8 in.
1875,0710.4206
E59
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.
Purchased through Edward Daniell, 53 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London, 1875
Lettered below image:
[1] VIEW OF ROME
[2] ENGRAVED BY MIDDIMAN.
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
The final state was plate 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
Plate size: 194 x 270 mm; 7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.