• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    Attributed to Pier Francesco Garoli (Giaveno 1638-1716 Rome)

    A capriccio of the interior of a temple with a scene of sacrifice to Jupiter; and A capriccio of the interior of a temple with a scene of sacrifice

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    Attributed to Pier Francesco Garoli (Giaveno 1638-1716 Rome)
    A capriccio of the interior of a temple with a scene of sacrifice to Jupiter; and A capriccio of the interior of a temple with a scene of sacrifice
    oil on canvas
    45¾ x 63¼ in. (116.2 x 160.7 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    These paintings can be compared with Garoli's key works, for example The Triumph of David before a palace with an exedra and David dancing before the Ark (Rome, Galleria Spada) and The interior of Saint Peter's and The interior of San Paolo fuori le Mura (Turin, Galleria Sabauda).

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    Saleroom Notice

    We are grateful to Professor Giancarlo Sestieri for proposing an attribution to Alberto Carlieri.


    Literature

    F. Arisi, 'Inediti interessanti di Gian Paolo Panini', Strenna Piacentina, Piacenza, 2007, p. 72, illustrated, as 'Panini'.