Véronica Maria HERWEGEN MANINI (1851- 1933)
Dimensions without frame: Length: 142cm Width: 102cm
Dimensions with frame: Length: 175cm Width: 134cm
-This work was presented in 1888 at the international art exhibition in Munich under number 1229 "das Pantheon in Rom"
-Private collection Moscow "E.ABAHO Mockaba"
-Sale Christie's London United Kingdom March 1994.
Véronica Maria is an artist born in Münich, Germany in 1851, her father Peter Herwegen was a famous designer and engraver who made engravings in particular for the Universal Exhibition of 1854, he made decorations for the palace of Ludwig II of Bavaria .
After having received the first drawing lessons from her father, she followed the lessons of master Lindenschmit in Mainz, at the same time she took architecture lessons.
His first major exhibition took place at the 1883 Munich International Art Exhibition held in the imposing "Royal Palace of Glass in Munich"
"Kônig glaspalaste in Münich", Huge steel construction and glass roof built in 1853 for the World's Fair of 1854.
She presented several canvases which were greatly appreciated, especially architectural views of Italy.
The finesse of his drawings won him numerous commissions, particularly from the great writer and art historian Charles Diehl.
She exhibited regularly until 1893 in Munich but also in the Netherlands at the Amsterdam World's Fair in 1883, in Great Britain in London the great collector Henry Wallis owning her works. After her marriage to Manini she left Munich and settled in Italy in Malcesina.
The Pantheon Rome is the major work for this artist. The architecture is treated there with detail and finesse, the eye of the spectator is perpetually attracted by the pantheon with its massive appearance but also by the play of the double perspectives of the street on the left at the back and on the right plunging into Rome. history, the sunny fountain and the characters complete the pleasure of the eye.