Stefano Orlandi

Stefano Orlandi, Die kaiserlichen Thermen – Atrium und Treppe, Kunsthandel Mühlbauerd

Stefano Orlandi

Imperial baths – atrium and stairways

Stefano Orlandi (1681 – Bologna – 1760)

Counterpart to « Imperial baths »

oil on canvas
122.5 × 174 cm (pair)

The rediscovery of these two paintings, which were known only from photographs and were published as “lost” in 1991, represents an important contribution to architectural perspective painting created in Bologna during the 18th century.

  • Foresti collection, Milan (until 1930)
  • European private collection
  • C. Ricci: The Art of Scenography, in: The Art Bulletin, 1928, X, fig. 2
  • Mercedes Viale Ferrero: La scenografia del’700 e i fratelli Galliari, Turin, 1963, p. 12
  • E. Landi, Stefano Orlandi (1681 – 1760) Terme Imperiali, in Pinacoteca di Brera Scuola emiliana, Milan, 1991, p. 232