Veduta della Galleria dipinta da Annibale Carracci...nel Palazzo Farnese


This etching in the King’s Topographical Collection was published by Volpato as part of a series of views of Annibale Carracci’s frescoes in the Roman Palazzo Farnese. Volpato adapted his works to the Grand Tour market by choosing as their subjects those locations foreign travellers were more likely to visit. This was one of the prints purchased, for instance, by Grand Tour traveller Francis Basset (1757-1835), who visited Rome with his tutor, the Reverend William Sandys, in 1777-1778. Francesco Panini’s preparatory drawing in black chalk, pen, ink and wash, partially pricked for transfer and dated in about 1775, is in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum (inv. no. 92.GG.16.).

Full title:
Veduta della Galleria dipinta da Annibale Carracci e suoi Scolari esistente nel Palazzo Farnese in Roma. / Panini e Teseo dis. ; Gio. Volpatto sc. in Roma 1777.
1777, Rome
Giovanni Volpato
Etching / Engraving / Hand colouring
Giovanni Volpato, Francesco Panini, Ludovico Tesio
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Maps K.Top.81.69.a.

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