Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1720-1778
Longitudinal Section of the Farnese Palace
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over black chalk, on paper; framing lines in pen and brown ink.
8 3/4 x 12 11/16 inches (222 x 323 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1966.11:48
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Numbered at lower left, in graphite, "X / 68".
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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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