Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1720-1778
Frieze Motif of Winged Head Supported by Seated Putto
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on paper; framing line in pen and brown ink.
2 15/16 x 9 1/4 inches (75 x 235 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1966.11:36
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Numbered at lower left, in graphite, "65".
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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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