Taunay, Nicolas Antoine (1755-1830); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1813. Vue de la Villa Medicis; palace built for Cardinal Ricci da Montepulciano in c. 1540 and in 1576 it was owned by Ferdinando dei Medici, later Grand Duke of Tuscany; it has been the seat of the French Academy since Napoleon bought it in 1801; Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Angers, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.