Antique French Watercolor, Landscape, Italy, Figures & Roman Ruins, Grand Tour
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Antique French Watercolor, Landscape, Italy, Figures & Roman Ruins, Grand Tour:
This exquisitely painted antique French watercolor depicts an Italian landscape with four figures in 19thcentury costumes in front of a monument with a bas-relief against which a house has been constructed. This watercolor was certainly created by a French artist during a trip to Italy for the purpose of studying the works of antiquity, as did so many young French artists in the 19thcentury following the model of the “Grand Tour” of the 18thcentury. Thiswatercoloris in very good condition with the exception of a few stains. This beautiful piece will be an excellentadditionto your collection or to your decor.