In the 18th century, Joseph Vernet was uncontestably the greatest landscape painter of his generation. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how the ambitious and poetic landscape of ‘View of Tivoli’ pays tribute to the Italy Vernet loved so dearly. Considered lost for over 100 years, this stunning panorama is just one of the many splendid paintings on offer in our upcoming sale Tableaux Dessins Sculptures 1300-1900 (3 December Paris) Click hereto watch more Sotheby’s videos.
Vernet’s Magnificent Tribute to His Beloved Italy
Paris | 3 December