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Gaspar Van Wittel, Called Vanvittelli

A View of Tivoli with the Temple of Vesta and the Bridge of San Martino

Oil on canvas

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Gaspar Van Wittel, Called Vanvittelli
A View of Tivoli with the Temple of Vesta and the Bridge of San Martino
Oil on canvas
Provenance

Commissioned by Luis de la Cerda Fernandez de Cordova Folch de Cardona y Aragon, 9th Duque de Medinaceli, in cira 1700, and thence by descent;

Sotheby’s, London, 9 July 2008, lot 89;

Acquired by the present owner in October 2008.

Literature

Inventario General de Todos los trastos y Vienes Muebles Pertenecientes a la Cassa del Exmo. Sr. Marques Duque de Medinazeli, mi Señor, [manuscript in the archives of the Duques de Medinaceli, Seville], 1711, no. 187, 'Prespectiva de Tibuli..... 3,000 rs';

V. Lleó Cañal, "The art collection of the ninth Duke of Medinaceli", in The Burlington Magazine, vol. CXXXI, no. 1031, February 1989, pp. 109, 110 and 115, no. 187;

L. Trezzani, in Gaspare Vanvitelli e le origini del vedutismo, exhibition catalogue, Rome, Chiostro del Bramante, 16 October 2002 - 9 February 2003, & Venice, Museo Correr, 28 February - 18 May 2003, p. 45, no. 187, 'Prespectiva de Tivoli... 3,000'.