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Two Views Of Rome: The Arch Of Septimius Severus With The Temple Of Saturn; And The Colosseum With The Arch Of Constantine by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

Two Views Of Rome: The Arch Of Septimius Severus With The Temple Of Saturn; And The Colosseum With The Arch Of Constantine

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Materials:

both oil on canvas

Measurements:

18.15 in. (46.10 cm.) (height) by 29.13 in. (74.00 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

the former; the latter: 45.8 x 74.3 cm

Description:

a pair

Markings:

both signed with initials and dated; the first located and dated on a pillar, lower left: ROMA / 1703 / C.V.W; the second indistinctly dated on a fragment of column, bottom centre: 170[ 3] / GVW

Exhibited:

London, Walpole Gallery,. Italian Landscapes and Vedute , 14 June. - 28 July 1989, nos 16 and 17

Literature:

G. Briganti,. Gaspar van Wittel e l'origine della veduta settecentesca , Rome 1966, pp. 177-78, nos 28 and 30;. A. Zwollo, Hollandse een Vlaamse veduteschilders te Rome 1675-1725 , Assen 1973, p. 138; . Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections , exh. cat., Washington, Denver and Fort Worth 1977, p. 91, under no. 84; . L. Salerno, I pittori di vedute in Italia (1580-1830) , Rome 1991, p. 77, no. 14 and p. 79, no. 17, both reproduced in black and white; . G. Briganti, Gaspar van Wittel , L. Laureati and L. Trezzani (eds), Milan 1996, pp. 151 and 153, nos 50 and 54, reproduced in colour on pp. 152 and 153; . L. Laureati in Gaspare Vanvitelli e le origini del vedutismo , exh. cat., Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, and Museo Correr, Venice, 26 October 2002 - 2 February 2003 and 28 February - 1 June 2003, p. 96, under no. 12 ( The Arch of Septimus Severus with the Temple of Saturn ), p. 98, under no. 13 ( The Colosseum with the Arch of Constantine

Provenance:

Private collection, Paris, where acquired by. Sir Charles Clore (1904-1979), London, after 1966; . Sold posthumously ('The Property of the late Sir Charles Clore's Charitable, Personal Settlement'), Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1985, lot 14, for £63,800; . Private collection; . Anonymous sale ('From a Private Collection'), New York, Christie's, 11 January 1989, lot 104, for $242,000; . With the Walpole Gallery, London; . From whom acquired by the present owner

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