Artist Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian, 1691-1765
Title
  • View of the Roman Forum
Date 1735
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 28 15/16 × 53 1/8 inches (73.5 × 135 cm)
Framed: 38 1/8 × 24 7/16 × 4 3/8 inches (96.8 × 62 × 11.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb
Accession Number 47.93
Department European Painting
On View European: Grand Tour of Italy-Rome, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, on stone fragment at lower right: I. P. PANINI./ ROMAE 1735
possibly Duke of Norfolk (Beech Hill, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England);
1947, (Arturo Grassi, New York, New York, USA);
1947-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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