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Drawing, Design for a Square with a Palace

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

  • Drawing, Temple of Curiosity
  • pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, blue watercolor, graphite on....
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-463

Its dimensions are

20.7 x 27.5 cm (8 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Square with a Palace; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; 20.7 x 27.5 cm (8 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1093

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