23 January 2004
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Giovanni Paolo Panini (Plaisance 1691-1765 Rome)
A capriccio of classical buildings by a pool
signed with monogram 'G.P.P.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
36 5/8 x 36 5/8 in. (93 x 93 cm.)
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E. Brunetti, 'Il Panini e la monografia di F. Arisi', in Arte Antica e Moderna, 1964, p. 187, no. 26, fig. 65a.
F. Arisi, Gian Paolo Panini, Rome, 1986, p. 247, no. 61.
The square format and perspective of the present work suggest it may have been painted for an overdoor.
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