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A Capriccio of Roman Ruins

Pannini, Giovanni Paolo (painter)


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Title/s

A Capriccio of Roman Ruins

Maker/s

Pannini, Giovanni Paolo (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1691/2-1765]

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

Italian

Technique Description

oil on canvas

Dimensions

height: 36.8 cm
width: 69.2 cm

Date

1737

Provenance

bequeathed: McDonald, D.M., Dr 1992 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Anonymous (property from an Irish collection) sale, London, Sotheby's, 8 April 1981, lot 50

Bequeathed 1991.

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. signature
    Position: lower left
    Content: I.P. PANINI / ROMAE 1737

  2. Position: on the Arch of Constantine
    Content: SENATVS / POPULUSQVEROMNUS / DIVOTITORIVIVE SPASIANNIF/ VESPASIANO AUGUSTO

Documentation

  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 72-73]

Accession Number

PD.107-1992 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 995; Input Date: 2000-01-11 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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