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A Capriccio of Roman Ruins: PD.107-1992

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

A Capriccio of Roman Ruins

Maker(s)

Painter: Pannini, Giovanni Paolo

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Notes

History note: Anonymous (property from an Irish collection) sale, London, Sotheby's, 8 April 1981, lot 50

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 36.8 cm
Width: 69.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by McDonald, D.M., Dr

Dating

Production date: AD 1737

School or Style

Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I.P. PANINI / ROMAE 1737
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: SENATVS / POPULUSQVEROMNUS / DIVOTITORIVIVE SPASIANNIF/ VESPASIANO AUGUSTO
  • Location: On the Arch of Constantine

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.107-1992
Primary reference Number: 995
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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