Landscape with a Ruin

Carlo Bonavia (fl.1755-1788)
National Trust Inventory Number 732302

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1755 - 1788
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 381 x 521 mm (15 x 20 1/2 in)
Place of origin Italy
Collection Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Landscape with a Ruin by Carlo Bonavia (fl. 1755 -1788), signed CB. Figures stand next to a tree and rocks in front of a ruined tower. A waterfall flows on the left.


Given to the National Trust along with the house, its grounds, and the rest of the contents by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt (1865 – 1947) in 1946

Credit line

Stourhead, The Hoarr Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Carlo Bonavia (fl.1755-1788), artist


William Constable 'Carlo Bonavia: an addendum', Art Quarterly, XXV (1962), p.217, no.8 & fig 8.ia

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