Giovanni Paolo Pannini
Giovanni Paolo Pannini was an Italian painter and architect best known for his highly detailed and intricate paintings of Roman ruins and baroque architecture.
Panini was trained in the workshop of the painter Benedetto Luti in Rome and later studied architecture under the tutelage of Andrea Pozzo.
Hi’s style was characterized by his use of light and shadow, and his skillful use of perspective to create depth and realism in his paintings; as well as being known for his ability to incorporate small figures and animals into his scenes, adding to the sense of scale and movement in his artwork.
IPanini was also a successful architect and designed several buildings in Rome, including the interior of the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano.