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Giovanni Paolo Panini. Cityscape. ROME

Giovanni Paolo Panini. Cityscape. ROME

Giovanni Paolo Panini. Cityscape. ROME

Giovanni Paolo Pannini or Panini (17 June 1691 - 21 October 1765) - the famous Italian painter and architect, known for his work in the genre of the urban landscape - "Veduta" (ital. Vision).



Washing by the River's Edge

In his youth he studied Panini in his hometown of Piacenza, led by Giuseppe Natalie (Giuseppe Natali) and Andrea Galutstsi (Andrea Galluzzi), and later, under the direction of a theater artist Francesco Galli-Bibena (Francesco Galli-Bibiena). In 1711 he moved to Rome, where he studied art drawings with Benedetto Luti, and achieved fame for his work on the decoration of palaces, including the Villa Patrizi (1719-1725), Palazzo de Carolis (1720) and the Roman Seminary (Eng.) Russian. (1721-1722). In 1719 Panini was adopted in Congregazione dei Virtuosi al Pantheon, and began teaching in Rome at the Academy of St. Luke (Accademia di San Luca) and the French Academy (Académie de France), which affected the work of Jean-Honore Fragonard. From 1754 he worked as the head of the (principal) of the Academy of St. Luke. Panini died in Rome on October 21, 1765-year.


As an artist, Panini is best known for his paintings of Rome's sights, in which he paid great attention to its antiquity. The most famous of his works - the interior of the Pantheon and drawings galleries species Rome in style in progress. Much of his work, especially landscapes ruins are particularly bizarre and unreal atmosphere with beautiful interiors and decorations, which are characterized by a unique Capricho (Eng.) Russian. style. He is also known for his portraits of famous people, including himself Pope Benedict XIV














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