Sale 10CN01 | Lot 45

Giovanni Paolo Panini Italian, circa 1692-1765 An Architectural Capriccio with the Colosseum, the Temple of Saturn, the Arch of Cons...

Catalogue: Old Master Paintings / Important English & Continental / Well-Appointed Room
Giovanni Paolo Panini Italian, circa 1692-1765 An Architectural Capriccio with the Colosseum, the Temple of Saturn, the Arch of Cons...

Lot Details

Lot 45
Giovanni Paolo Panini Italian, circa 1692-1765 An Architectural Capriccio with the Colosseum, the Temple of Saturn, the Arch of Cons...
Italian, circa 1692-1765
An Architectural Capriccio with the Colosseum, the Temple of Saturn, the Arch of Constantine and other Roman Monuments
Signed J.P. Panini and dated Roma 1738 (ll, on the base of the figure of the Dying Gaul)
Oil on canvas
38 1/4 x 53 3/4 inches (97.2 x 136.5 cm)
Unframed
Provenance:
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York
Private collection
Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, Feb. 12, 1970, lot 85 (part)
Acquired from the above
Private collection, New York, from 1970 until the present

Estate of a New York Gentleman

Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000
Sold for $362,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Small chip missing near lower center edge. Also a tiny chip missing from the background below and to the left of the pyramid and another in the sky of the upper right quadrant. In generally sound condition, with some incipient lifting--not yet loss--in the sky in the upper left quadrant. Scattered touches of inpainting in the sky, with extensive glazing with white. Touches of inpainting on the tree trunk at left, in the foliage above, and on the ground behind the statue of the warrrior. There are other touches of inpaint on the ground in the lower right corner, and some strengthening in the white cloak worn by the man in the center foreground. There are scattered touches of strengthening in the shadows of the architecture. The painting has not been restored since it was purchased in 1970.


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Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000
Sold for $362,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Old Master Paintings / Important English & Continental / Well-Appointed Room

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