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City of the Soul: Rome and the Romantics

Morgan Library & Museum, New York

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Rome exists not only as an intensely physical place, but also as a romantic idea onto which artists, poets, and writers project their own imaginations and longings. City of the Soul examines the evolving image of Rome in art and literature with a display of books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and drawings. Read more.

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Landscape with Arch of Drusus

Landscape with Arch of Drusus (1778), Louis-François Cassas. The Morgan Library & Museum. Photography by Steven H. Crossot.

Carnival Scene

Carnival Scene (1816), Bartolomeo Pinelli. Photography by Janny Chiu.

The Tiber with Castel Sant’Angelo and St. Peter’s

The Tiber with Castel Sant’Angelo and St. Peter’s (1868), Gioacchino Altobelli. Photography by Graham S. Haber.

Interior of St. Peter’s Basilica

Interior of St. Peter’s Basilica (19th century), Joseph Mallord William Turner. The Morgan Library & Museum, Thaw Collection. Photography by Steven H. Crossot.

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