Object Description

A superb Italian micro mosaic of Roman ruins, by L Barberi,

Showing Victorian figures amongst the ruins of the arches and temples of Ancient Rome, within the original gilt frame.

Object History

Exhibition labels for 1884 Matlock Bath. 1877 Fine Art Exhibition, Derby.

Object Literature

L Barberi was the son and pupil of Gioacchino Barberi (1783-1857) who has been acknowledged as one of the greatest mosaic masters since the discovery of his 1833 table top made for the Imperial Court of Nicholas I. His grandfather Paolo Emilia Barberi was a painter and his great-uncle was the famous Cavaliere Michelangelo Barberi.
Their studio was at 99 piazza di Spagna near the Spanish Steps

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