(Porto San Giorgio 1723 - Bologna 1812)
Four Studies of Decorative Ceiling Designs
Signed(?) and inscribed Pio Panfili / fol 56 on the verso.
326 x 283 mm. (12 7/8 x 11 1/8 in.)
Architectural drawings by Pio Panfili are today in the Pierpont Morgan Library and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, the Istituto Centrale per la Grafica in Rome and in several public collections in Bologna; notably an album of drawings and designs (including a self-portrait) in the Pinacoteca Nazionale in Bologna. Panfili also assembled a fine personal collection of drawings, including examples by Agostino Mitelli and Mauro Tesi.