Landscape with Classical Figures, Cicero at his Villa by Jacob More

This scene, bathed in a Claudian cool early morning light with a misty haze, is typically decorative and idealised.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
142 x 198 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £75,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Marquess of Bristol

More moved to Rome in the early 1770s and remained in Italy for the rest of his life. He specialised in painting 'ideal' landscapes for Grand Tourists and Italians alike.

Provenance

Commissioned by the 4th Earl of Bristol in Rome, in the artist's studio 1780; by descent.

Venue details

Ickworth House, Park and Gardens The Rotunda, Horringer, BURY ST EDMUNDS Suffolk IP29 5QE 01284 735 270 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ickworth

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £12.60)

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