Liechtenstein Museum


A popular spot - 4 views of the Greco-Roman Theatre at Taormina, Sicily, with Mt. Etna in the background, arranged chronologically from top.

(1)Thomas Cole (USA, 1841-1848)
Mt. Aetna from Taormina, Sicily, 1843
oil on canvas
48 x 32 ½ in.
Collection: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT.

(2)Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (Austria, 1793-1865)
The ruin of the Greek theater in Taormina, Sicily/
Die Ruine des griechischen Theaters zu Taormina auf Sizilien, 1844
oil on canvas
38.1 x 60.5 cm
Gallery: Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna, Austria

(3)Otto Geleng (German, 1843 - 1939)
The Amphitheater at Taormina, Sicily, 1872
Oil on canvas
22 ¾ x 38 ½ inches (57.79 x 97.79 centimeters)
Private Collection

(4)William Stanley Haseltine (USA, 1835-1900)
Ruins of the Roman Theatre at Taormina, Sicily, 1889
oil on canvas
32 5/8" x 56 ½"
Collection: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco