Roman vedutista (view painter) Giovanni Paolo Panini died on 21 October 1765.

By Anne Leader

Roman vedutista (view painter) Giovanni Paolo Panini died on 21 October 1765. Best known for his views of ancient and modern Rome, Panini also worked as an architect, stage designer, and decorated interiors with illusionistic architectural vistas.


Reference: Anna Maria Ferrari. “Panini, Giovanni Paolo.” Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press. .

Ancient Rome, 1757. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gwynne Andrews Fund, 1952

Modern Rome, 1757. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gwynne Andrews Fund, 1952

Three Figure Studies, about 1740-45, Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 84.GA.55

St. Paul Preaching in Athens, 1733.New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1946

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