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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 265

    North Italian School, early 18th Century

    A capriccio of Roman ruins with a monk reading while another studies an inscription; and A capriccio with figures gesturing towards an equestrian statue

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    North Italian School, early 18th Century
    A capriccio of Roman ruins with a monk reading while another studies an inscription; and A capriccio with figures gesturing towards an equestrian statue
    oil on canvas
    48¾ x 63¾ in. (123.8 x 162 cm.)
    in Florentine carved, giltwood frames
    a pair (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following additional literature:
    D. Marshall, 'The Architectural Picture in 1700: The Paintings of Alberto Calieri (1672-c. 1720), Pupil of Andrea Pozzo', Artibus et Historiae, 50, XXV, 2004, p. 120, as 'Not Panini, near Calieri'.


    Literature

    F. Arisi, Gian Paolo Panini e i fasti della Roma del '700, Rome, 1986, p. 221, nos. 7-8, illustrated, as early Panini.
    D. Marshall, 'The Architectural Picture in 1700: The Paintings of Alberto Calieri (1672-c. 1720), Pupil of Andrea Pozzo', Artibus et Historiae, 50, XXV, 2004, p. 120, as 'Not Panini, near Calieri'.