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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Picture Gallery with Views of Modern Rome[1] or simply Modern Rome is a 1757 painting by Italian artist Giovanni Paolo Panini. It is currently owned and on display at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The painting shows the arrangement of paintings originally commissioned by Count de Stainville, later the Duke de Choiseul. He was the ambassador to Rome from between 1753 and 1757. The Duke is seated on an armchair, in the painting. Among some of the works depicted in this work are, Michelangelo's Moses, Bernini's statute of Constantine, David, Apollo and Daphne. The fountains Bernini designed are also featured in the painting. The painting is the pendant to Ancient Rome (painting).

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