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    Sale 7448

    Old Master and British Pictures

    7 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 169

    Circle of Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome)

    An architectural capriccio with the Arch of Constantine, the Pyramid of Cestius, the Colosseum and the three columns of the Temple of the Dioscuri, with classical figures near the sarcophagus of Costantina and the Borghese vase; and An architectural capriccio with the Temple of Hadrian, the Basilica of Massenzio, the Temple of Fortuna Virilis and the sarcophagus of Costantina with classical figures among architectural fragments

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome)
    An architectural capriccio with the Arch of Constantine, the Pyramid of Cestius, the Colosseum and the three columns of the Temple of the Dioscuri, with classical figures near the sarcophagus of Costantina and the Borghese vase; and An architectural capriccio with the Temple of Hadrian, the Basilica of Massenzio, the Temple of Fortuna Virilis and the sarcophagus of Costantina with classical figures among architectural fragments
    oil on canvas
    48 x 40½ in. (121.9 x 102.8 cm.)
    in their original George III carved and gilded pierced rockwork and foliate-carved frames, with original oil-gilding, circa 1760
    a pair (2)


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