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View of Tivoli: the Cascatelle and the 'Villa of Maecenas'

The celebrated Cascatelle of Tivoli, with the town of Tivoli above, and in the centre the ruins of the Sanctuary of Hercules Victor, formerly thought to be those of the Villa of Maecenas. A smaller version in the National Gallery of Ireland was painted, according to an inscription on the verso, in 1752.

Currently on display

Artist
Richard Wilson
Date
c.1752
Location
Gallery 1
Dimensions
73.3 x 97.2 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Acquisition
Bourgeois Bequest, 1811
Accession number
DPG171