Sir William Chambers
Design for Ceiling Ornament
Pen and black ink, with gray-blue wash and touches of blue watercolor, on paper.
9 7/16 x 11 3/16 inches (240 x 285 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
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Inscribed at lower right in pencil, "from Sir W. Chamber's office...[?]"; inscribed on verso in a modern hand in pencil, "From J.B. Papworth's Coll.", and in an old hand in pen and ink, "Sir William Chambers".
Wyatt Papworth; Mrs. J.P. Morgan; by descent to her sons, Junius S. and Henry S. Morgan.
Removed from the Library's album of drawings by Angelica Kauffman, Robert Adam, and James Wyatt.
Papworth, Wyatt Angelicus Van Sandau, 1822-1894, former owner.
Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.