Airplane flying over the Colosseum, Rome

 
Airplane flying over the Colosseum, Rome
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  • Title :     Airplane flying over the Colosseum, Rome
  • Artist:     Unknown, Artist
  • Accession:     XX1990.3722
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     circa 1930 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 11-1/4 8-7/8, Centimeters 28.6 22.5
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Aviation , Cityscape , Travel
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.3722.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Gouache and graphite on paper painting depicting the underside of an N-1 aircraft flying over the Colosseum in Rome; set within an aerial perspective illustrating the green patchwork landscape of Italy.