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Hieronymus Cock

Hieronymus Cock Caprice of the ancient Rome, Collection of the University of Liège. According to Maarten van Heemskerck

Empty Canals. Monsters and Manuals: [Inspirational Pictures VIII]

Monsters and Manuals: [Inspirational Pictures VIII]

Giovanni Battista Piranesi,  Via Appia and Via Ardeatina , from  Le Antichita…

imaginary VIA APPIA Giovanni Battista Piranesi ; the image, belongs to the first plate from Le Antichità Romane, and depicts an endless street flanked by an accumulation of human remains.

Peasants Near the Arch of Sergius at Poia by Charles-Louis Clerisseau

Peasants Near the Arch of Sergius at Poia Charles-Louis Clerisseau Reproduction

The See-Saw

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections The See-Saw

Italian school - Piraneseum

When we came across this idiosyncratic Italian School painting, obviously mis-attibuted to Panini, we were taken by its unusual, inventive handling of ruins

Monoteísta

The Tomb of Solomon - Francois de Nome (Monsu, Desiderio)

Architectural Fantasy painting

Architectural Fantasy Painting | Clerisseau Charles-Louis | Oil Painting Reproduction

Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Galerie de vues de la Rome antique (Ancient Rome),1758. Louvre Museum, Paris. This oil on canvas belongs to the categories of "ideal museum". At the end of the 18th century, people from the upper class brought back works of art from the Grand Tour and were imagining museums, that had to educate about art from the antiquity and renaissance.

Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Galerie de vues de la Rome antique (Ancient Rome),1758. Louvre Museum, Paris. This oil on canvas belongs to the categories of "ideal museum". At the end of the 18th century, people from the upper class brought back works of art from the Grand Tour and were imagining museums, that had to educate about art from the antiquity and renaissance.

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