Exhibitions/ Art Object

Cloisters of St. Paul's, the Basilica, Outside the Walls of Rome

Artist:
Robert Macpherson (British, Tayside, Scotland 1811–1872 Rome)
Date:
1858 or earlier
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 34.8 x 25.8 cm (13 11/16 x 10 3/16 in.) Mount (2nd): 52 x 36.8 cm (20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joyce F. Menschel Gift, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.528
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, BR below photograph: "Cloisters of St. Paul's, the Basilica, outside // the walls of Rome."
As part of an album: (Christie's, South Kensington, June 10, 1976, lot 57); Paul F. Walter, New York; (Sotheby's, London, May 10, 2001, lot 2 [bought in]); (Christie's, South Kensington, November 28, 2006, lot 882); [Robert Hershkowitz, Sussex, England]

Date of image based on its inclusion in the Architectural Photographic Association's Second Annual Exhibition of the Collection of Photographs for 1858 which opened mid-December 1858.
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