Circle of Giacomo Caneva (Italian, 1813-1865)
Reclining goat in Rome, 1850s
Albumen print from a collodion negative
13.3 x 21.3 cm
Family of Edmond Lebel
The albumen print of Reclining goat in Rome, circle of Giacomo Caneva, 1850s, illustrates a threshold between the old and new in mid 19thcentury Rome. The goat’s resting place on the steps defies our idealistic vision of it wandering freely in its natural setting.