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Thorald Læssøe (b. Frederikshavn 1816, d. Copenhagen 1878)

View from the Roman Forum in Rome. Unsigned. Oil on paper laid on canvas. 16×23 cm.

In the foreground at the far left stands the Arch of Constantine and just opposite on the far right the Colosseum. In front in the middle Meta Sudans and to the right in the middle the Temple of Venus and Roma. As a point de vue on the Via Sacra the Arch of Titus is seen. Læssøe painted this charming view of Forum Romanum standing on Piazza del Colosseo.

Provenance: The artist and thence by descents.

Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: fine-art@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Auction

Paintings & drawings, 1 December 2020

Category
Estimate

30,000–50,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

45,000 kr.