25 April 2001
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE LORE AND RUDOLF HEINEMANN
(lots 119, 138-9 and 144)
Studio of Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome)
A capriccio of classical ruins, a temple, and an urn, with a sybil and other figures
oil on canvas
29¼ x 50 3/8 in. (74.3 x 128 cm.)
Collection J.P.; sale, Lepke's, Berlin, 21 October 1910, lot 34, as Giovanni Paolo Panini, signed with monogram, 'ein vorzügliches Werk des Meisters'.
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