Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1720-1778
Left Half of Design for a Mantelpiece with Tablet and Festoons at Center of Lintel with Medallion at End. Verso: Fragmentary sketch of mantelpiece
Pen and brown ink on paper; verso: black and red chalk.
3 7/16 x 4 13/16 inches (89 x 124 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1966.11:73
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Numbered at lower right, in graphite, "106".
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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.
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On same mat as 1966.11:74; 75.

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