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Lago di Nemi
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Lago di Nemi


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Looking across Lake Nemi in the Alban Hills southeast of Rome, one sees the medieval village of Nemi. The lake, nestled in the crater of a volcano, is seldom ruffled by the wind, and has received the epithet, "The Mirror of Diana." The painting appears to be a companion to the "View of Castel Gandolfo," Walters 37.1752.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left: Pastina/Roma 1860
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1860
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1810
Measurements
H: 14 15/16 x W: 18 1/4 in. (38 x 46.3 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Lake Nemi (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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