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Interior View of the Church of St. Peter's in the Vatican

A work made of transparent and opaque watercolors with shell gold and pen and black ink, over etching, on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of transparent and opaque watercolors with shell gold and pen and black ink, over etching, on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1770

Artist:

Francesco Panini
Italian, 1738-1800

About this artwork

Son of the renowned painter of interiors Giovanni Paolo Panini, Francesco worked with the etcher Giovanni Volpato to create monumental prints of his father’s painted views of the inside of Saint Peter’s, which he then deftly enhanced with watercolor, and in this case, with gilding.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Francesco Panini

Title

Interior View of the Church of St. Peter's in the Vatican

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1765–1775

Medium

Transparent and opaque watercolors with shell gold and pen and black ink, over etching, on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

58 × 88.5 cm (22 7/8 × 34 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston Endowment

Reference Number

1997.309

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