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Drawing, Papal escutcheon

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash 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

Image: 19 x 26.8 cm (7 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: a circle with ? Below S F S; Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)

It is inscribed

Written in the upper right corner: "36".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Papal escutcheon; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash off-white laid paper; Image: 19 x 26.8 cm (7 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1819

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