Lot 1542: OSWALD ACHENBACH, THE VIGNA BARBERINI ON THE PALATIN IN THE EVENING, oil on canvas, 78 x 101 cm
November 17, 2012
Cologne, GermanyLive Auction
Verso handwritten label: "Vigna Barbarini / [...]lbani. Untere Galerie / 1901."
The Vigna Barberini is located on the north-eastern part of the Palatine. The antique terrace affords a view of the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine. The name comes from the Roman noble family Barberini who acquired the deserted area in the 17th century and established a vineyard there.
VAT: Margin Scheme
Provenance: Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, until 1971. - Private collection, Rhineland.
Dimensions: 78 x 101 cm
Artist or Maker: OSWALD ACHENBACH
Exhibited: THE VIGNA BARBERINI ON THE PALATIN IN THE EVENING
Medium: oil on canvas