Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Three Sketches for a Mantelpiece with Tablet and Festoons at Center of Lintel and Medallion at End. Verso: Profile and computations
Pen and brown ink on paper cut to an L-shape; verso: black and red chalk.
7 1/4 x 12 3/4 (bottom) inches (185 x 324 mm)
Bequest of Junius S. Morgan and gift of Henry S. Morgan.
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Watermark: Countermark: BLAUW, fragment.
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.
Stampfle, Felice. Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Dover, 1978, no. 75, repr.
On same mat as 1966.11:73; 74.