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Drawing, Table with Sphinx Base, ca. 1790

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite 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.

  • Drawing, Console table
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-2087
  • Drawing, Console table
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-2060

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Drawing, Console table
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-2080

Its dimensions are

Image: 14.4 x 11.1 cm (5 11/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Table with Sphinx Base, ca. 1790; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 14.4 x 11.1 cm (5 11/16 x 4 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1409

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