Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1720-1778
Design for Rectangular Frame for Oval Mirror with Floral Ornament, Dove in Wreath, and Winged Putto Heads
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over graphite, on paper with oval cut out and design area pasted to lining; border in black ink.
19 13/16 x 15 1/4 inches (503 x 387 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1966.11:109
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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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