Paintings of the insides of places, possibly creatively improved to look better than they really did. German but spent time painting in Italy like everybody else. Ditlev Martens, artist (1795-1864).

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“San Giovanni in Laterano.” 1830. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “H.D.C. Martens. Roma. 1830.” on the lower right. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via
Pope Leo XII Visits Thorvaldsen’s Studio Near the Piazza Barberini, Rome, on Saint Luke’s Day October 18th, 1826. 1830. Collections of the Thorvaldsen Museum, Copenhagen. Image © Tate Galleries, London. Fair use license. via
“The House of Michelangelo in Rome.” Inventory number B262. 1833. Oil on canvas. Image © Thorvaldsen Museum, Copenhagen. Fair use license. via

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