Piazza Barberini, Roma sparita.

Late XIXth,begining XXth Century, Dusseldorf,Germany.

Signed Albert Arntz ,Germania 1832-1914.

He studied painting from 1854 to 1860 at the KunstaKademie of Dusseldorf . He seen Italy several times and he painted different landscapes of Naples and Rome. In his work we can find an effective treetment of light and colour. In this “Piazza Barberini” we discover an ancient disappeared Rome when it was still countryside. The Triton Fountain depicted in the painting was wanted by Pope Urban VIII and was designed and created by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1642.

Oil on canvas ,63×96 cm.

Ancient gilded wood and gesso frame.

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