Luoghi Comuni. Vedutisti francesi a Roma tra il XVIII e il XIX secolo

Antoine Felix Boisselier, Chiesa e convento di Trinità dei Monti, 1811, acquerello, penna e inchiostro, inv. GS 918
French landscape painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth century
08/02 - 17/06/2012
Museo di Roma

 A selection of 70 works, including watercolours and engravings by French painters and engravers working in the Eternal City in the second half of the XVIII century and the first decades of the XIX century, preserved in the graphic arts collection of the Museum of Rome. 

PLEASE NOTE: the exhibition has been extended until June 17, 2012.

Usually they were produced for foreign travellers who wanted to take back with them a souvenir of the city.

On display works by Hubert Robert and Charles Joseph Natoire, sheets by Victor-Jean Nicolle, Abraham-Louis Rodolphe Ducros and Jean-Louis Desprez, all images are inspired by a poignant picturesque aesthetics which, besides showing popular views and corners of the city, tell the story of ancient ruins covered in vegetation or offer visions of the Roman countryside.


Museo di Roma
Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00 am - 8.00 pm;
Last admission 1 hour before closing time;
Closed: Monday, May 1.

Entrance ticket

Museum + Exhibition Combined Ticket:
Adults. € 9,00;
Concessions: € 7,00;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID):
- Adults. € 8,00;
- Concessions: € 6,00;

Exhibition only
Adults: € 4,00;
Concessions: € 3,00;

From 16 to 17 June, 2012 :
Museum + Exhibition Combined Ticket:
Adults: € 11,00;
Concessions: € 9,00;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID):
- Adults. € 10,00;
- Concessions: € 8,00;

Museo di Roma Palazzo Braschi + Museo Barracco Combined Ticket:
Adults; € 13,50;
Concessions: € 11,50;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID):
- Adults. € 12,50;
- Concessions: € 10,50;

Free of charge and Concessions: conditions

- Groups (max 30 visitors): guided tours are available either for the museum and/or exhibition. A booking service is available for groups (max 30 visitors) for an additional booking fee of € 25,00;
- Schools (max 30 visitors): guided tours are available; booking is required for the admission.
Booking for individual visitors is available only when purchasing online tickets. If you book in advance you can skip the line by going directly to the ticket window.
Phone booking: tel. +39 060608 (daily, 9.00 am – 9.00 pm).

Online tickets:
Additional booking fee: € 1,00.


 Info: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm).

Exhibition|Modern Art
Other information

 Organizing Committee: Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali e Centro Storico - Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali di Roma Capitale
 Organization: Zètema Progetto Cultura

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With technical contributions from

 La Repubblica, Atac

Simonetta Tozzi

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