View of the Salon of 1785

Pietro Antonio Martini Italian

Not on view

Prioritizing accuracy in this panoramic view, Martini carefully reproduces the paintings at the Salon of 1785, and includes many of the numbers assigned to the works and printed in the Salon's livret (booklet). Jacques-Louis David's The Oath of the Horatii, which was first exhibited in 1785 and is now in the Musée du Louvre, is depicted at the center of the back wall. Along the right-hand wall is Adélaïde Labille-Guiard's Self-Portrait with Two Pupils, which is in the Metropolitan Museum's Department of European Paintings.

View of the Salon of 1785, Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, Trescali 1738–1797 Parma), Etching

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