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Giovanni Paolo Panini: Ancient Rome  wikidata:Q14619160 
artist QS:P170,Q286670

Details of artist on Google Art Project
Giovanni Paolo Panini: Ancient Rome
Imaginary Gallery of Ancient Roman Art
Series title Ancient Rome
Object type painting
object_type QS:P31,Q3305213
English: This painting, commissioned by the Count of Stainville (later Duke of Choiseul), depicts the count (at the center with a guidebook in his hand) and friends visiting an imaginary gallery in Rome. The artist Panini is behind the chair.
Date 1757
date QS:P571,+1757-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 1,721 mm (67.75 ″); Width: 2,299 mm (90.51 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,1721U174789;P2049,2299U174789
institution QS:P195,Q160236
Current location
Level 2 (Details of level on Google Art Project) room Gallery 611 - 18th Century Italian Painting (European Paintings) (Details of room on Google Art Project)
Accession number
Object history
English: ?Hubert Robert (until d. 1808; sale, Paillet, Paris, April 5, 1809, no. 9, as "Rome antique" and "Rome moderne," each 64 x 72 pouces [68 x 77 in.], purchased by Paillet before auction for Fr 2,801); ?[Alexandre Paillet, Paris, 1809–14; posthumous sale, Paris, June 2, 1814, no. 47, as "Rome antique" and "Rome moderne", each 64 x 72 pouces, for Fr 1,000]; ?Casimir Périer, Paris; Arnold Baruchson, Liverpool (in 1857); A. Murray (until 1877; sale, Christie's, March 17, 1877, no. 115, "Ancient Rome," £152.5.0, to Lesser; no. 116, "Renaissance Rome," £189.0.0 to Waters); [Sedelmeyer, Paris, in 1896]; Camille Groult, Paris (until d. 1908); Groult collection (1908–52; sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, March 21, 1952, nos. 87 ["Rome Antique," 52.63.1] and 88 ["Rome au Temps de la Renaissance," 52.63.2], to Cailleux for MMA)

English: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left, on pedestal): I· P· PANINI ROMÆ / 1757

Notes More info at museum site
  • "Choiseul(-Stainville), Étienne-François", vol. 7, p. 193, in The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner. London: Macmillan, 1996 (revised 1998).
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