PANNINI, Giovanni Paolo
(b. 1691, Piacenza, d. 1765, Roma)
Apostle Paul Preaching on the Ruins1744
Oil on canvas, 64 x 84 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
This dated and signed work is from the mature period of the artist. A few other, smaller pictures of similar composition are known from the same year. Some of the figures can be found in other paintings of the artist.