The Russian Army Mobilising Behind an Observation Balloon
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Count Matteo Lovatti ( Italian b.1861 )
Lovatti, born in 1861, was from an aristocratic Roman family, and inherited his love of art from his architect father Matteo Lovatti (1769-1849). Lovatti exhibited in his native city of Rome from 1877. The smallest of the family’s many grand residencies, the Villa Lovatti in Rome, is situated in the gardens of the Russian Ambassador’s residence, the Villa Abamelek.