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A View near Tivoli (Morning)  1832

by Thomas Cole

Cole was born in England and made two later extended visits to Europe, where he painted views of the scenery to vie with his American vistas. The landscape of Italy particularly interested him, and he drew on the artistic conventions of European masters such as Claude Lorrain to portray it. In the spring of 1832, he made sketches in the Roman Campagna, but he did not paint...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art