He collaborated with Paolo Monaldi in a number of works,described as Bambocciata or genre scenes with peasants. Anesi contributed the landscape and architecture. Together they were hired in 1763-1766 by Cardinal Flavio Chigi to decorate his villa outside of Porta Salaria. These frescoes and paintings were removed and sold, and consisted of large canvases depicting:
- Landscape with Vista of Borgheto
- Fantasy Landscape (Capriccio) of Lazio with dancing figures and river
- Vedute of Ariccia
- Fantasy Landscape (Capriccio) of Roman Ruins and Figures
- 4 Painting(s) by or after Paolo Anesi, Art UK. Paintings in British collections.
- Bambocciata, Pellegrini e Villici Presso le Mura Aureliane, description of work by Anesi and Monaldi by Fondazione Sorgente Group.
- Farquhar, Maria (1855). Ralph Nicholson Wornum, ed. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters. Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on Jun 27, 2006. p. 7.
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