4 July 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691/2-1765)
Philosophers conversing amongst ancient Ruins
oil on canvas
17¼ x 22 1/8in. (43.8 x 56.2cm.)
Anon. Sale, Christie's, 13 Dec. 1946, lot 51 (51gns. to Cashmann).
with Leonard Koetser, London.
Edgar Faure, Paris, 1986.
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An alternative attribution to Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767) has been suggested.
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