The Arch of Constantine is one of the principal features of the Roman Forum. Evidently a pair to 'Tivoli: Tobias and the Angel', also on this wall, this study seems to have been abandoned just short of completion. There are various figures whose function cannot be discerned. The compositional symmetry derives from Claude, but Turner has heightened the effect with the vivid yellows he favoured in the 1830s.
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Joseph Mallord William Turner (41,861)