Giovanni Paolo Panini
Interior of San Paolo Fuori le Mura in Rome. Circa 1750

Oil on canvas
74×98 cm
Acquired as part of the collection of N.B.Yusupov before 1827 and held in his Moscow Palace; transferred to St Petersburg (Yusupov Palace on the Moika River), held in the palace-museum of the Yusupovs (Petrograd) from 1919 to 1924
Ж-270

Signature to the left on the column: I.P.P.Rome.

Together with another composition from the Pushkin Museum (Inv. No.1485) and two from the Hermitage, this work belongs to a series of canvases in which Panini recorded the interiors of four famous Roman basilicas – S. Paolo fuori le Mura, S. Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of St Peter and Santa Мaria Maggiore.

Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue.
  • Oil on canvas
    74×98 cm
  • At the PMFA since 1924
    Acquired as part of the collection of N.B.Yusupov before 1827 and held in his Moscow Palace; transferred to St Petersburg (Yusupov Palace on the Moika River), held in the palace-museum of the Yusupovs (Petrograd) from 1919 to 1924
  • Ж-270
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Giovanni Paolo Panini

1691–1765