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Pompeo Batoni - Prince of Painters
Bob France
Wednesday 21 March 2018

Enjoy the sumptuous paintings of the celebrated Pompeo Batoni and stories of his patrons.  He was the painter of choice for Grand Tourists flocking to Rome in the 18th century and was patronised by popes and princely courts across Europe.  Today his pictures adorn great houses and collections.  He is particularly well represented at Uppark.

Picture attributed to

By Pompeo Batoni - http://www.non-solo-arte.com/pompeo-batoni.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13446505