Jean Grandjean

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Jean Grandjean
1755-1781
Bridge in the Environs of Tivoli
Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, on paper; framing line in black chalk.
7 9/16 x 10 1/2 inches (193 x 268 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 243

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Inscribed at upper right, by the artist, in dark brown ink, "environs de Tivoli". On the verso, at lower left, in brown ink, "D. 2 f 3 · __".
Watermark: Six-pointed star within a circle, surmounted by a cross, with letter "F" below circle.

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P. H. (Lugt 2084); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 243, repr.

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H., P., former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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