TELEPY, Károly
(b. 1828, Debrecen, d. 1906, Budapest)

Carthusian Monastery in the Vicinity of Rome

c. 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.