(b. 1828, Debrecen, d. 1906, Budapest)
Carthusian Monastery in the Vicinity of Romec. 1858
Oil on canvas, 65 x 45 cm
Magyar Nemzeti Galéria, Budapest
Károly Telepy spent two years in Rome drawing antique ruins and other monuments. On this picture three old cypresses can be seen with a Carthusian monastery in the background. According to the tradition the trees were planted by Michelangelo.