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Italian School
18th century
A Church with a Campanile near a Dock with a Gangway Flanked by Columns
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on paper; framing line in pen and brown ink.
3 7/8 x 9 11/16 inches (99 x 246 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 140a

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Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 140 (2), repr.

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Formerly attributed to Canaletto.

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Canaletto, 1697-1768, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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