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Antonio Visentini, Pantheon, Rome: front elevation

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Pantheon, Rome: front elevation
Date
c.1700–40
Location
Unframed, in Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 183, Witt 941/12 (49)
Medium and support
Ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 37 cm, Overall width: 48.5 cm
Artist
Antonio Visentini (1688-1782)
Catalogue Number
WW66

Description

One of a set of ten drawings in the collection, they were probably acquired in Italy or given to Sir Francis. This, of the Pantheon, has been selected as it may relate to the presence in the collection of a plan of it drawn by Nicholas Revett (WW67).

by Clare Hornsby

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