Giovanni Paolo Pannini by Blanchet

On this day in history: Giovanni Paolo Panini born

Giovanni Paolo Panini, born in Piacenza on 17th June 1691, is one of Italy’s most celebrated artists of the 18th century. Renowned for his grand architectural vistas and imaginative capriccios, Panini’s work offers a fascinating glimpse into the opulence and grandeur of Rome during a period of immense cultural flourishing.

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