This vigorous watercolour drawing, full of life and movement, is characteristic of Lewis's best work in his early maturity.
Easter Day in Rome by John Frederick Lewis, 1841
© Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
- 76 x 182 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £170 ( Total: £170)
- Acquired in:
- P Henry Sutch
In a wide sun-bathed square various types of an Italian crowd are depicted on a festal day - priests and pilgrims, porters and pedlars, mingling with men, women and children in a panorama of vibrant colour.
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