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1938

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Drawing, Gate in the wall of a park, with alternate suggestions

This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1792–1794 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.

Its dimensions are

Image: 20 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: escutcheon with horn; above a crown; below 4 / O N; Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d and 457e)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, upper right, vertically: 32.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Gate in the wall of a park, with alternate suggestions; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 20 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1709

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