<< Search Results
Bookmark and Share

 

Core Record

Title Monument to Johann and Magdalena Benth
Collection Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Artist Facchi (Italian(?) artist, active mid 19th century)
Date 1849 (dated)
Signed yes
Description On a hill in the foreground, a black stone pillar monument surrounded by grass and pink roses, inscribed in gold in medieval style lettering, names: Chamrette (?) Magdalen/ Dorothea Benth/geborne (smaller letters) Schott. A tree hangs over the monument. Below to the left, a path and beyond this, the crosses of a graveyard. Beyond and below to the left, a village (German or Northern European) with factory buildings. In the distance, a green hill and the faint, blue silhouette of a mountain. The treatment of the village suggests that the painting is topographical.
Current Accession Number OP68
Inscription front lr 'R [] Facchi 1849'
Subject landscape (North European); funerary (monument)
Measurements 25.4 x 25.4 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Unknown. In the collection by 1970.
Rights Owner Courtesy of Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

about        contact        terms of use        image credits        © 2019