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Jan Frans van Bloemen, called Orizzonte (Antwerp 1662-1749 Rome)
Jan Frans van Bloemen, called Orizzonte (Antwerp 1662-1749 Rome)

View of the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli

Details
Jan Frans van Bloemen, called Orizzonte (Antwerp 1662-1749 Rome)
View of the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli
black chalk, brush and grey ink, grey wash
6¾ x 10½ in. (16.9 x 26.9 cm.)
Provenance
Count Louis-François de Robiano (1785-1855).
with Nicolaas Beets (1878-1963), Amsterdam; from whom purchased by I.Q. van Regteren Altena on 30 June 1928 for 10 guilders (Inventory book: '504. t. v. Bloemen Tivoli').
Literature
W. Bernt, Die Niederländischen Zeichner des 17. Jahrhunderts, Munich, 1957, I, no. 479.
A. Zwollo, Hollandse en Vlaamse veduteschilders te Rome, 1675-1725, Assen, 1973, p. 35, note 62.
A. Busiri Vici, Jan Frans van Bloemen: 'Orizzonte', Rome, 1974, no. 22d, illustrated.
Exhibited
Amsterdam, Koninklijk Oudheidkundig Genootschap, Rome, 1940 (no catalogue published).
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Paris, Fondation Custodia, and Brussels, Bibliothèque Albert 1er, Le Cabinet d'un Amateur: Dessins flamands et hollandais des XVIe et XVIIe siècles d'une collection privée d'Amsterdam, 1976-77, no. 23, pl. 68 (as Jan Frans van Bloemen; catalogue by J. Giltaij).

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A preparatory study for a picture of the same subject which was in the Canessa collection in Rome in 1968 (according to Zwollo, op. cit.).

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