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Drawing, Design for a Royal Palace

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1746-1809 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red ink on lined off-white laid paper. 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.

Its dimensions are

19.9 x 27.6 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom, center to right: "piano prospetto ore e lo Scalone Reale" [perspective of the elevation on the landing floor of the main stairway].

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Royal Palace; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red ink on lined off-white laid paper; 19.9 x 27.6 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1232

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