Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Valley of the Anio, with the Upper and Lower Cascatelle, Mecenas's Villa, and Distant Campagna

Artist:
Robert Macpherson (British, Tayside, Scotland 1811–1872 Rome)
Date:
by 1858
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 30.6 x 40.1 cm (12 1/16 x 15 13/16 in.), oval Mount: 49.4 x 64.7 cm (19 7/16 x 25 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.909
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in unknown hand on mount verso, BC: "The Valley of the Anio, with the upper and lower Cascatelle, Mecenas's Villa, and distant Campana"; blindstamp on mount recto, BC: "R. MacPherson // *Rome*"; numbered in pencil in center of blindstamp: "126"inscribed in blue ink in unknown hand on mount verso, BL: "9"
[Graphics International, Ltd., Washington, DC]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, November 8, 1978

Rome. 192 Via di Ripetti. MacPherson's Photographs. "MacPherson's Photographs," 1858, no. 126.

Rome. 12 Vicolo d'Alibert. MacPherson's Photographs. "MacPherson's Photographs," December 1871.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 44," August 29, 2006–January 7, 2007.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photographs. "Paradise of Exiles: Early Photography in Italy," March 13, 2017–August 13, 2017.

Becchetti, Piero. Robert Macpherson, un inglese fotografo a Roma. Rome: Quasar, 1987. pp. 176-77.



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