AD33 | Capriccio Oil Painting
18th-century Italian capriccio opainting. Mounted in a beveled gilt wood frame, the oil on canvas painting depicts a dreamy expanse of Roman architectural ruins.
A capriccio is a genre of painting that falls under the more general term landscape painting, though more specifically foregrounds some sort of architectural fantasy. The style was extremely popular during the 16th-18th-centuries, the most famous example being Goya's haunting Los Caprichos.
Italy, circa 1740
Dimensions: 59W x 3D x 25.5H
767 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
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