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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    Giovanni Battista Busiri (Rome 1698-1757)

    View of the Colosseum, Rome; and View of the Arch of Janus with the Church of S. Giorgio in Velabro, Rome

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Giovanni Battista Busiri (Rome 1698-1757)
    View of the Colosseum, Rome; and View of the Arch of Janus with the Church of S. Giorgio in Velabro, Rome
    dated '1750' (1) and '1753' (2) and with inscriptions 'Le Colisée' (1), 'Tombeau soi-disans de Germanicus' (2) (on a label, verso)
    bodycolour
    8¾ x 13½ in. (21.8 x 34 cm.) and 8¾ x 13½ in. (22.3 x 34.5 cm.) (2)


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    For similar views, see A. Busiri Vici, Giovanni Battista Busiri, Rome, 1966, nos. 32-3 (Colosseum), and 46 (Arch of Janus).

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