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Rome, A View Of The Campo Vaccino With The Arch Of Septimius Severus And The Temple Of Saturn; A View Of Florence From The Cascine by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

Rome, A View Of The Campo Vaccino With The Arch Of Septimius Severus And The Temple Of Saturn; A View Of Florence From The Cascine

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Materials:

both oil on canvas

Measurements:

19.57 in. (49.70 cm.) (height) by 29.45 in. (74.80 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

each

Description:

a pair

Markings:

the former signed and dated lower centre: Gasparo./ Van Witel./ 1695 the latter signed on the post by the bridge lower left: Gasp o / Van/ Witel

Literature:

Catalogue of Paintings in Paxton House, Edinburgh 1864, p. 20, no. 58 (Rome), and p. 21, no. 64 (Florence); J. Ingamells, A Dictionary of British and Irish Travellers in Italy 1701-1800, New Haven & London 1997, p. 516.

Provenance:

Consul Joseph Smith (c. 1674-1770), Venice, and thence by inheritance to his widow Elizabeth Murray; Acquired from the above by Patrick Home (1728-1808) in Venice, in June 1773; Thence by family descent.

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