Giovanni Paolo Panini

17 June 1691 - 21 October 1765) was an Italian painter and architect, mainly known as one of the vedutisti . As a young man, Panini trained in his native town of Piacenza, under Giuseppe Natali and Andrea Galluzzi, and later the stage designer Francesco Galli-Bibiena. In 1711, he moved to Rome, where he studied drawing with Benedetto Luti and became famous as a decorator of palaces, including the Villa Patrizi (1719-1725), the Palazzo de Carolis (1720), and the Seminario Romano (1721-1722). In 1719, Panini was admitted to the Congregazione dei Virtuosi al Pantheon. He taught in Rome at the Accademia di San Luca and the Academie de France, where he influenced Jean-Honore Fragonard. In 1754, he served as the principal of the Accademia di San Luca. Panini died in Rome on 21 October 1765 As a painter, Panini is best known for his vistas of Rome, in which he took a particular interest in the city's antiquities. Among his most famous works are the interior of the Pantheon, and his vedute paintings of picture galleries containing views of Rome. Most of his works, specially those of ruins have a substantial fanciful and unreal embellishment characteristic of capriccio themes.

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Giovanni Paolo Panini Adoration of the Shepherds oil painting


Adoration of the Shepherds
Painting ID::  71326
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini
Painting: Adoration of the Shepherds
Introduction: ca. 1755(1755) Oil on canvas 96.5 x 73.3 cm (37.99 x 28.86 in)
   
   
     

Giovanni Paolo Panini Adoration of the Magi oil painting


Adoration of the Magi
Painting ID::  71631
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini
Painting: Adoration of the Magi
Introduction: between 1753(1753) and 1757(1757) Oil on canvas 99.1 x 73.7 cm (39.02 x 29.02 in)
   
   
     

Giovanni Paolo Panini Adoration of the Magi oil painting


Adoration of the Magi
Painting ID::  72830
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini
Painting: Adoration of the Magi
Introduction: Date between 1753(1753) and 1757(1757) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 99.1 X 73.7 cm (39.02 X 29.02 in) cyf
   
   
     

Giovanni Paolo Panini A Capriccio of the Roman Forum oil painting


A Capriccio of the Roman Forum
Painting ID::  72956
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini
Painting: A Capriccio of the Roman Forum
Introduction: "A Capriccio of the Roman Forum," oil on canvas, by the Italian painter and architect Giovanni Paolo Panini. 67 1/4 in. x 85 3/4in. Yale University Art Gallery, Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A.1903, Fund. Courtesy of Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 1741(1741) cjr
   
   
     

Giovanni Paolo Panini A Capriccio of the Roman Forum oil painting


A Capriccio of the Roman Forum
Painting ID::  74770
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini
Painting: A Capriccio of the Roman Forum
Introduction: English: "A Capriccio of the Roman Forum," oil on canvas, by the Italian painter and architect Giovanni Paolo Panini. 67 1/4 in. x 85 3/4in. Yale University Art Gallery, Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A.1903, Fund. Courtesy of Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Date 1741 cyf
   
   
     

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     17 June 1691 - 21 October 1765) was an Italian painter and architect, mainly known as one of the vedutisti . As a young man, Panini trained in his native town of Piacenza, under Giuseppe Natali and Andrea Galluzzi, and later the stage designer Francesco Galli-Bibiena. In 1711, he moved to Rome, where he studied drawing with Benedetto Luti and became famous as a decorator of palaces, including the Villa Patrizi (1719-1725), the Palazzo de Carolis (1720), and the Seminario Romano (1721-1722). In 1719, Panini was admitted to the Congregazione dei Virtuosi al Pantheon. He taught in Rome at the Accademia di San Luca and the Academie de France, where he influenced Jean-Honore Fragonard. In 1754, he served as the principal of the Accademia di San Luca. Panini died in Rome on 21 October 1765 As a painter, Panini is best known for his vistas of Rome, in which he took a particular interest in the city's antiquities. Among his most famous works are the interior of the Pantheon, and his vedute paintings of picture galleries containing views of Rome. Most of his works, specially those of ruins have a substantial fanciful and unreal embellishment characteristic of capriccio themes.