Images of an Italy that isn’t coming back . . . sort of an Ancient Roman with an Ancient Egyptian infusion. Painted by Danish painter Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg who lived from 1783 to 1853.

View of the Garden of the Villa Borghese in Rome.” 1814. Danish. Collections of the SMK – National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.smk.dk/en/artist_profile/c-w-eckersberg/?modal=10
“View of the Church of San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.” 1815. Danish. Image source Google Cultural Institute. Hirschsprung Collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Christoffer_Wilhelm_Eckersberg_-View_of_the_Church_of_San_Lorenzo_fuori_le_Mura-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
“The Marble Steps leading up to the Church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli in Rome.” ca. 1816. Danish. Collections of the SMK – National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eckersberg_Marmortrappen_som_f%C3%B8rer_op_til_S._Maria_in_Aracoeli_1816.jpg

Down to the water with Danish painter Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783-1853). Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

"Regnbue på søen, en krydsende jagt med nogle andre skibe" (Rainbow at Sea with some cruising Ships). 1836.
“Regnbue på søen, en krydsende jagt med nogle andre skibe” (Rainbow at Sea with some cruising Ships). 1836. Oil on paper. Collection of the Nivaagaards Malerisamling, Nivå. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eckersberg,_CW_-_Regnbue_p%C3%A5_s%C3%B8en,_en_krydsende_jagt_med_nogle_andre_skibe_-_1836.jpg

"Pont Royal seen from the Quai Voltaire." 1812.
“Pont Royal seen from the Quai Voltaire.” 1812. Oil on canvas. Image © Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen. Fair use license. via https://www.fondationcustodia.fr/C-W-Eckersberg-1783-1853-248

"Løvhytte i Sanderumgaard Have." 1807.
“Løvhytte i Sanderumgaard Have.” 1807. Oil on canvas. © Hirschsprungske Collection, Copenhagen. Image Document.dk © 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.document.dk/2018/05/03/loevhytte-i-sanderumgaard-have-1807/