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  1. Capriccio with Roman Ruins

    Capriccio with Roman Ruins

    Capriccio with Roman Ruins by Marco Ricci. 18th century.
  2. Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome is a pendant to Modern Rome and catalogs the most famous antique monuments in the city. It was commissioned by the Count de Stainville, later the Duke de Choiseul, who is seen at the center with a guidebook in hand. Panini includes himself behind the chair. The gentlemen are...
  3. A capriccio of classical ruins with three men conversing

    A capriccio of classical ruins with three men conversing

    A capriccio of classical ruins with three men conversing. Attributed to Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni.
  4. Ruins with a woman preaching.jpg

    Ruins with a woman preaching.jpg

    The scene is animated by a number of figures, focusing on a woman in the center. She may be a sibyl or a prophet. Her character appears in many of the painter’s other idealized views, such as in the Ruins with a woman preaching (a Sibyl?) in the Museo del Prado, Madrid, which shares a similar...
  5. A Roman capriccio with multiple structures

    A Roman capriccio with multiple structures

    A Roman capriccio with the Colosseum, Trajan's column, the Farnese Hercules, the Pyramid of Cestius and other classical buildings, with figures resting in the foreground. Giovanni Paolo Panini.
  6. Figures near a fountain in an architectural palace

    Figures near a fountain in an architectural palace

    Figures near a fountain in an architectural palace by Ascanio Luciano
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    1850s Peru, Lima, Panama structures by Ephraim George Squier

    Came across an interesting book published by Harper & Brothers in New York in 1877. It is titled - Peru. Incidents of travel and exploration in the land of the Incas, and was authored by Ephraim George Squier. The book contains some fairly interesting images of various structures observed by the...
  8. View of the ruins of the Roman Forum

    View of the ruins of the Roman Forum

    View of the ruins of the Roman Forum, attributed to Alessandro Salucci
  9. The Fountain

    The Fountain

    From a set of six paintings made for the salle des bains of the comte d'Artois, Louis XVI's youngest brother, at the château de Bagatelle near Paris.
  10. Wandering Minstrels

    Wandering Minstrels

    Robert first went to Rome in 1754, eventually spending eleven years in Italy and befriending Fragonard, who influenced his free and lively style of painting and drawing. In this panel from the Bagatelle series, Robert adapted the architecture of the Campidoglio in Rome for the palace at the...
  11. Arches in Ruins

    Arches in Ruins

    This narrow painting and its pendant, designed by Robert as overdoors, were intended to be seen from a distance and from below. In the interest of increasing the effect of illusion, the artist placed the figures upon grassy hillocks with the ruins sunk (and in one case partially buried) behind...
  12. A Colonnade in Ruins

    A Colonnade in Ruins

    The ruins in this painting are allegedly modelled after Bernini's renowned colonnade for Saint Peter's in Rome.
  13. Aqueduct in Ruins

    Aqueduct in Ruins

    Almost all of the paintings from the Hôtel Rouillé de l'Étang apparently include a water feature, in this case a basin overflowing into a stream forded by a flock of sheep. To the left is a shepherd with his dog, and to the right, a boy who washes his hat at the fountain. The curving aqueduct...
  14. The Portico of a Country Mansion

    The Portico of a Country Mansion

    This painting commissioned by a financier, Jean-François Bergeret de Frouville, was exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1775. Allegedly was produced in 1773.
  15. The Bathing Pool

    The Bathing Pool

    This is one of a set of six paintings from a room in the Château de Bagatelle, on the outskirts of Paris which belonged to the comte d'Artois, brother of Louis XVI.
  16. Architectural capriccio with figures

    Architectural capriccio with figures

    Architectural capriccio with figures by Gennaro Greco. Courtyard of a ruined palace with fountain with gushing mask.
  17. View of the Colosseum

    View of the Colosseum

    View of the Colosseum by Giovanni Paolo Panini, 1747
  18. Roman Capriccio. The Pantheon and Other Monuments

    Roman Capriccio. The Pantheon and Other Monuments

    Roman Capriccio. The Pantheon and Other Monuments by Giovanni Paolo Panini
  19. Capriccio with figures among classical ruins and ships beyond

    Capriccio with figures among classical ruins and ships beyond

    Capriccio with figures among classical ruins and ships beyond by Gennaro Greco
  20. Capriccio with figures by a great arch

    Capriccio with figures by a great arch

    Capriccio with figures by a great arch by Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1786
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