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Capriccio: elegant figures outside and within a classical palace: PD.15-1997

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Capriccio: elegant figures outside and within a classical palace


Joli, Antonio (Painter)


History note: Viscountess Joan Ingleby; her sale, Sotheby's, 5 July 1967 Lot 33 as by G.P. Panini, bt. Leggatt; Dr McDonald, by whom bequeathed

Legal notes

Dr DM McDonald, (d. 1991) with a life interest to his widow, relinquished December 1996, received 1997.

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997) by McDonald, D.M.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Canvas Height 86.3 cm Width 114.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Accession number: PD.15-1997
Primary reference Number: 959
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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