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European Art
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian, Rome, 1691–1765

The Coliseum amongst Roman Ruins

ca. 1730

Oil on canvas

unframed: 49.2 × 64.8 cm (19 3/8 × 25 1/2 in.) framed: 65 × 79 cm (25 9/16 × 31 1/8 in.)
Gift of the Subscribers to Dean Meeks Portrait Fund
1947.200
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Italian, Rome
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

M. Knoedler & Company, Inc., New York.

Bibliography: 

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 601.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.