The Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine (Primary Title)

Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian, 1692 - 1765 (Artist)

1736
Italian
oil on canvas
Unframed: 38 5/8 × 54 in. (98.11 × 137.16 cm)
Framed: 48 × 63 in. (121.92 × 160.02 cm)
65.27
Signed and dated on the pedestal of the statue: I. P. Panini/Romae 1736
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
Late Italian Painting, Chapter exhibition, Piedmont Art Association, Martinsville, VA, April 13 - May 15, 1983; Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, Roanoke, VA, May 18 - June 26, 1983

Antiquity Discovered: Classical Themes in 18th Century Prints, Virginia Museu of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, May 12 - August 8, 1968

Gods and Heroes, Wildenstein & Co., New York, NY, October 29, 1968 - January 4, 1969
Arisi, Ferdinando. Gian Paolo Panini e i fasti della Roma del'700. Roma: Ugo Bozzi Editore, 1986. (No. 242, p. 353).

Nodelman, Sheldon. “After the High Roman Fashion.” Art News 67, no. 7. (Pp. 34-37).

Gods and Heroes: Baroque Images of Antiquity. Exhibition catalogue. New York: Wildenstein & Company, 1968. (No. 25, p. 43).

European Art in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1966. (No. 27, p. 22).

La Chronique des Arts, February 1966, p. 56, no. 218.

Arts Quarterly, Vol. XXVIII, No. 3, 1965, p. 211, illus. p. 209.

Brunetti, Estella. “Il Panini e la monografia di F. Arisi.” Arte Antica e Moderna, no. 26, April-June 1964. (P. 181).

Arisi, Ferdinando. Gian Paolo Panini. Piacenza, 1961, No. 104 bis, 150, fig. 154.
(Private Collection, Paris). (M. Knoedler & Co., New York) by 1965; Purchased by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), Richmond, Virginia in April of 1965. [1]

[1] Accessioned April 6, 1965. See VMFA Curatorial file.

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