Gardens of the Villa d'Este at Tivoli

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)

Date: 1760

Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, watercolor, heightened with white, over black and red chalk

Dimensions: 12 5/16 x 18 11/16 in. (31.3 x 47.5 cm)

Classification: Drawings

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1965

Accession Number: 65.65

Description

The view is across the gardens; at upper right can be seen the pavilion housing the water organ, and even further to the right the apse of the Church of San Pietro.

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