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Pines of the Villa Barberini

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In 1884, British travel writer Augustus J. C. Hare described the attractions of the Villa Barberini: “The beautiful grounds of this villa may always be visited by strangers, and present an immense variety of lovely views, from a foreground, half cultivated and half wild, ending in a grand old...

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Inscription

Lower left: JGC/ROMA 1856 [JGC in monogram]

Provenance

1856, the artist (1808-1889). 1945, with Victor Spark, New York; 1945, sold by Victor Spark to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1856

Dimensions

68.58 x 53.34 cm (27 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

47.1247

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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