Fantasy ruins. Maybe they sort of looked like that, maybe not. Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe Ducros, French painter (1748-1810).

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“A capriccio with Roman architecture.” No date. French. Watercolor and pen and brown ink with gum arabic and traces of black chalk. Inscribed “London/ à Monsieur Fischer a Vinsor/ Le Forum Romanum Composé/ avec les principe aux monuments/ de Rome.” Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=6153043
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“A cascade in the vault beneath the Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli.” No date. French. Watercolor, pen and black ink and black chalk. Attributed to Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe Ducros. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/attributed-to-abraham-louis-rodolphe-ducros-moudon-1748-1810-lausanne-5582150-details.aspx
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“Pius VI’s visit to the Pontine Marshes.” 1768. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Palazzo Braschi, Rome. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pie_VI_aux_Marais_Pontins.jpg
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“Vue de L’interieur du Colisée.” circa 1780. French. Etching with original watercolor. Image © 2020 Pixels.com. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/1-ruins-abraham-louis-rodolphe-ducros.html