BATONI, Pompeo
(b. 1708, Lucca, d. 1787, Roma)

A Knight in Rome: Charles Cecil Roberts

Oil on canvas, 221 x 157 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

Pompeo Batoni leaned toward Neoclassicism and stands out for his portraits, some of which were given atmosphere by the insertion of unmistakably Roman buildings in their backgrounds.