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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 187

    Apollonio Facchinetti, called Domenichini, The Master of the Langmatt Foundation Views (Venice 1715-1757)

    The Basilica of San Pietro di Castello, Venice

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    Apollonio Facchinetti, called Domenichini, The Master of the Langmatt Foundation Views (Venice 1715-1757)
    The Basilica of San Pietro di Castello, Venice
    oil on canvas
    21 ½ x 32 ½ in. (54.5 x 82.5 cm.)


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    A smaller variant of the same view, with a different staffage, and an incorrect topography in the distance, was offered at Dorotheum, Vienna, 13 October 2010, lot 458 (38 x 57 cm.).

    Provenance

    Samuel Henry Thompson (1809-1892), Thingwall Hall, Liverpool, by whom given to his daughter 1870,
    Mrs M.G. Bright by whom given to her son in 1912,
    Allan Heywood Bright MP (1862-1941).