Granet, Francois-Marius (1775-1849); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1808. Obelisk probably brought to Rome in the 2nd or 3rd century AD when the hieroglyphs were incised (copied from those on the obelisk in Piazza del Popolo); they were set up at this location in 1788 by Pius VI; Trinita dei Monti begun in 1493 by Louis XII; Provenance: Louvre-Lens, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.