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Temple of Peace, Roman Forum  1850

by Samuel Prout

Gallery label: [br]Besides his specialty in depicting time-worn medieval buildings, Prout created a sizeable body of watercolors of the classical ruins in the Roman Forum. He made his site sketches in 1824 and referred to them again and again over the next 25 years to produce numerous versions in watercolor from a single sketch. While the so-called Temple of Peace (actuall...
17 x 11 7/8 in
Watercolour and gouache strengthened with pen and ink on off-white paper
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art