VERNET, Claude-Joseph
(b. 1714, Avignon, d. 1789, Paris)

The Bridge and the Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome

1745
Oil on canvas, 40 x 77 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Vernet trained in Rome as a pupil of the landscapists Pannini and Locatelli, affirmed masters of the veduta (townscape). This early painting reveals the influence of his masters.