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Via Appia

Date: 1847
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 17 3/8 in. (29.5 x 44.1 cm.)
Medium: graphite on buff paper
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Purchased with funds from the Virginia Steele Scott Foundation
Inscription: Inscribed in lower left of recto: May 30th / 1847 / Via Appia
Object Number: 89.47
Label Text:Toward the end of his stay in Rome, Kensett planned a trip to Naples. Inscribed "May 30 1847 / Via Appia," this drawing indicates that Kensett concluded his tour of southern Italy by traveling on the historic Appian Way. The following September, he was back in France and in November he returned to America after seven years abroad.
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