The painting was commissioned by a member of the Chigi Family to celebrate the new Arsenal of Civitavecchia built by Gianlorenzo Bernini between 1660-1663 under direct patronage of Pope Alexander VII Chigi.
The Arsenal was destroyed in 1944 during the Second World War.

Medium
Image rights
Andrea Jemmolo
Exhibitions
2018
Alessandra Di Castro at TEFAF New York Fall 2018Alessandra Di Castro
The Gentileschi EffectRobilant + Voena

The Arsenal of Civitavecchia, 1668

Oil on Canvas
46 1/2 × 53 9/10 in
118 × 137 cm
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Location
Rome

The painting was commissioned by a member of the Chigi Family to celebrate the new Arsenal of …

Medium
Image rights
Andrea Jemmolo
Exhibitions (2)