Capriccio with Roman Ruins and Figures

Capriccio with Roman Ruins and Figures

about 1740-1760
Artist
Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian, 1691/92-1765
Country
Italy
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Gift of The Simon Guggenheim Memorial Collection
1962.100

Giovanni Paolo Panini, Capriccio with Roman Ruins and Figures, about 1740–60. Oil paint on canvas; 25 3/8 × 54 1/4 in. (64.4 × 137.8 cm). Simon Guggenheim Memorial Collection at the Denver Art Museum, 1962.100.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
image height: 25.375 in, 64.4525 cm; image width: 54.25 in, 137.7950 cm; frame height: 29 1/2 in, 74.9300 cm; frame width: 59 1/4 in, 150.4950 cm; frame depth: 2 in, 5.0800 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
(Lewis and Simmons, Paris) by 1930; purchased 1930 from (Lewis and Simmons, Paris) by Mr. Simon [1867-1941] and Mrs. Olga [1877-1970] Guggenheim, New York; gifted 1962 [received 1970] by Mrs. Olga Guggenheim to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.

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