Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Right Half of a Design for a Capital with Confronted Sphinxes. Verso: Same subject in reverse
Red chalk on light brown paper, irregularly cut; verso: red chalk, over black chalk.
3 1/16 x 3 3/8 inches (78 x 91 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
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Mrs. J. P. Morgan, New York; by descent to her sons Junius S. Morgan, Princeton and Paris (no mark, see Lugt 1536) and Henry S. Morgan, New York.
The designs on both the recto and verso are tracings. The paper appears to have been oiled; on same mat as 1966.11:19; 40; 101.