Vernet, Claude Joseph (1714-89); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1745. Il Ponte e Castello Sant'Angelo; also known as the Aelian Bridge, Pons Aelius; bridge completed in 134 AD on orders of Emperor Hadrian; Castel Sant'Angelo commissioned by Hadrian as a Mausoleum; Provenance: Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.