Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1720-1778
Design for Oval Mirror Frame with Floral Ornament
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, over graphite, on paper; border in pen and brown ink.
18 1/2 x 13 9/16 inches (470 x 344 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1966.11:108
Provenance: 
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.
Bibliography: 

Stampfle, Felice. Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Dover, 1978, no. 108, repr.

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Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.

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