Giuseppe Zocchi (Florence 1711-1767) View of the Tiber

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Lot 83
Giuseppe Zocchi
(Florence 1711-1767)
View of the Tiber

Sold for £ 1,308,000 (US$ 1,734,258) inc. premium
Giuseppe Zocchi (Florence 1711-1767)
View of the Tiber looking towards the Castel Sant'Angelo, with Saint Peter's in the distance
oil on canvas
55 x 110cm (21 5/8 x 43 5/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired circa 1949 by the present owner's parents, after which it was hanging at Inglewood House, Devon, and thence by descent.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the present painting is fully attributed to Giuseppe Zocchi (Florence 1711-1767). We are grateful to Laura Laureati for suggesting this attribution and also for bringing to our attention a pen and ink drawing by Giuseppe Zocchi, which belonged to Sir Horace Mann (1701-1786) that was offered at Sotheby’s London 11 July 1979, lot 182, and shows the Tiber and the Castel Sant’Angelo from the same viewpoint (see additional illustration).
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