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A Woman and Child with a Dog in a rustic setting

Bartolommeo Pinelli (Rome 1781-1835 Rome)

105 x 131 mm. (4 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Provenance :
Professor Raymond E. Pahl, FBA (1935-2011).

Bartolommeo Pinelli
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Pinelli is best known as a chronicler of daily life in Rome. He was a prolific printmaker and illustrator. Although celebrated for his genre works, he received a brief classical training in the schools of Romes Accademia di San Luca and in Bologna. He was also well versed in the literature and history, providing illustrations for the Aeneid, Dante and Tasso, among other works. But it is for such works as his Costumi di Rome of 1809 that he is most remembered.

This is catalogue Number 42, in the on-line e-catalogue of 'Drawings, Prints and Paintings from the Collection of Professor Raymond E. Pahl, FBA (1935-2011)', see the home page for the e-catalogue.