Brightwells Fine Art Sale - Day Two - Thursday 21st March 2019
ROBERT C. GOFF (1837-1922)
Winter, The Spanish Steps, Rome
signed and dated 'R. Goff 1904'
(lower left), and further inscribed 'Roma'
6 1/2 x 8 in (16.5 x 20.3cm)
Colonel Robert Charles Goff was an Irishman commissioned into the Army in 1855 and who served in both the Crimea and China. He later returned to England after which he settled for a period in Florence and Switzerland. He travelled widely within Italy and in 1905 illustrated a book written by his wife titled 'Florence and some Tuscan Villas'.