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The Piazza Navona, Rome by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

The Piazza Navona, Rome

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Materials:

oil on copper

Measurements:

17.32 in. (44.00 cm.) (height) by 29.13 in. (74.00 cm.) (width)

Literature:

D. Ferrante, 'La quadreria dei principi d'Avellino', in Napoli Nobilissima, XI, 1902, pp. 158-160, 173-175. C. Lorenzetti, Gaspare Vanvitelli, Milan, 1934, p. 50, no. 801, plate XIII. G. Briganti, Gaspar van Wittel, eds. L. Laureati and L. Trezzani, Milan, 1996, p. 147, no. 40.

Provenance:

(Probably) the collection of the Princes Caracciolo d'Avellino, Naples (according to the 1844 inventory in Don Ferrante, 1902, no. 75; see literature). Immanuel Friedländer, Naples; sale, Palazzo Simonetti, Rome, 12 March 1934, where acquired by. Adalberto Guerra Duval, Brazilian Ambassador to Italy; his sale, Affonso Nunes, Rio de Janeiro, 20 August 1947, lot 273 (9000 cruzeiros), where acquired by the present owners.

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