Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Design for a Chimneypiece with Bucrania, Festoons, and Addorsed Satyrs
Black chalk on paper cut to an L-shape.
10 9/16 x 8 1/8 (upper margin) inches (269 x 207 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
Numbered at upper right, inverted, in graphite, "81".
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.
Stampfle, Felice. Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Dover, 1978, no. 72, repr.
Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.