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Two Landscapes With The Villa Aldobrandini At Frascati And The Villa Farnese At Caprarola by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

Two Landscapes With The Villa Aldobrandini At Frascati And The Villa Farnese At Caprarola

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Materials:

both oil on canvas

Measurements:

19.49 in. (49.50 cm.) (height) by 38.78 in. (98.50 cm.) (width)

Description:

a pair

Markings:

the former signed and inscribed on the packmules lower left: GASP/VAN/WITTEL and BELV/D. FRAS

Literature:

M. Nicolle,. Galerie Crespi. Catalogue des tableaux anciens, Paris 1914, pp. 104-06, nos 87 and 88; E. Modigliani, La Collezione di L. Albertini, Rome 1942, no. XV (the pair); G. Briganti, Gaspar van Wittel e l'origine della veduta settecentesca, Rome 1966, pp. 217 and 223, cat. nos 126 and 142, reproduced; A. Busiri Vici, Peter, Hendrik e Giacomo van Lint: tre pittori di Anversa del '600 e '700 lavorano a Roma, Rome 1987, p. 118, reproduced fig. 123 (Caprarola only); G. Briganti in Gaspar van Wittel, L. Laureati and L. Trezzani (eds), Milan 1996, pp. 205-206, 216-217, cat. nos 203 and 232, reproduced; L. Trezzani in F. Benzi et al ., Gaspare Vanvitelli e le origini del vedutismo, exh. cat., Rome, Chiostro del Bramante and Venice, Museo Correr, 2002, pp. 158 and 182, under cat. nos 44 and 56

Provenance:

Benigno Cristoforo Crespi (1833-1920), Palazzo Crespi, 18 Via Borgonuovo, Milan; His sale, Paris, Lair-Bubreuil, 4 and 6 June 1914, lots 87 and 88; Senator Luigi Albertini (1871-1941), Rome; Private collection

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