Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
1720-1778
Head of Bearded Man Three-quarters Left. Verso: fragment of decorative design
Red chalk, over traces of black chalk, on paper cut to semi-circle at top and bottom; verso: black chalk.
6 1/2 x 4 5/16 inches (166 x 110 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
1966.11:31

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Numbered at upper right, in graphite, "12".
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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 1966.11:32.

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