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The Arco della Pace in Milan Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)

The Arco della Pace in Milan

Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)

  • TITLE

    : The Arco della Pace in Milan
  • AUTHOR

    : Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
  • DATE

    : c. 1835 - 1838
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 47.9 × 63.5 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Veduta
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 19th century Italian painting
  • ROOM

    : 19

Even though the painting bears a signature and date (Giò Migliara 1814), scholars are not unanimous in attributing the work to Giovanni Migliara. The construction of the Arco della Pace, or Arch of Peace, was begun in 1807 to celebrate Napoleon, but work stopped after his defeat at Waterloo in 1815. Building resumed in 1826 under the orders of Emperor Francis I of Austria, who wanted it to be dedicated to the peace that was established after 1815. It was eventually unveiled by his successor, Ferdinand I, in 1838. In the painting we see the arena, on the left, and the spires of the Duomo, on the right.

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  • TITLE

    The Arco della Pace in Milan
  • AUTHOR

    Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
  • DATE

    c. 1835 - 1838
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    47.9 × 63.5 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Veduta
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    19th century Italian painting
  • ROOM

    19

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