The Artist in His Room at the Villa Medici, Rome  1817

by Léon Cogniet

Oil on canvas, 44.50 x 37.00 cm (17 1/2 x 14 9/16 inches) [br] The Cleveland Museum of Art Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund 1978.51 Description: In 1817, Cogniet won the Prix de Rome for history painting, a state prize that allowed him to live and work at the Villa Medici for a period of five years. The helmet, shield, and swords depicted on the left wall near th...
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