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Isola Bella In Lago Maggiore  1871

by Sanford Robinson Gifford

Gifford visited Isola Bella on Lago Maggiore, Italy, in 1856 and again twelve years later, painting the site numerous times and refining his vision of the scene. In late July 1868, the artist spent several days in the region, recording of one of them: “It was a perfect day, not too hot. I have come to the conclusion that this part of Maggiore is the finest of all the Itali...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art