• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    Attributed to Domenico Roberti (Rome 1642-1707)

    An architectural capriccio with classical ruins and figures

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    Attributed to Domenico Roberti (Rome 1642-1707)
    An architectural capriccio with classical ruins and figures
    oil on canvas
    25 x 30¼ in. (64.1 x 76.8 cm.)


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    In a letter to the present owner, dated 26 March 2004, Professor Giancarlo Sestieri proposed an attribution to Domenico Roberti, tentatively dating the picture early in the artist's career, when the influence of the French landscape painters, notably the Patels, is most evident.

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