A View of Florence

The composition is taken from Bellosguardo, a renowned beauty spot to the south west of Florence. From here most of the city’s prominent buildings are visible, including the Campanile and Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti. Patch painted several versions of this popular view, one of which is now in the Royal Collection.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
34/1944/1
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
A View of Florence
Simple Name
painting
Period Classification
George III (1760-1811)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
c 1770
Production Person Initials
Thomas
Production Person Surname
Patch
Production Year Low
1770
Production Year High
1775

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A View of Florence