View in the Roman Campagna

Alexandre Desgoffe (French, Paris 1805–1882 Paris)
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
5 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (14.3 x 36.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Accession Number:
Not on view
[Galerie René-François Teissèdre, Paris, in 2005]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (until 2009)
Paris. Galerie René-François Teissèdre. "Morceaux Choisis 1780–1860," November 16–December 24, 2005, unnumbered cat. as "Campagne Romaine".

René-François Teissèdre. Morceaux Choisis 1780–1860. Exh. cat., Galerie René-François Teissèdre. Paris, 2005, unpaginated, ill. (color), dates it to the artist's 1834–37 trip to Italy.

Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 117, no. 48, ill. (color), calls it "View in the Roman Campagna" and dates it about 1835.