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Drawing, Decoration for portrait of Pope Pius VI and royal couple, 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 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.

Its dimensions are

Image: 27.5 x 17.4 cm (10 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Decoration for portrait of Pope Pius VI and royal couple, ca. 1790; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 27.5 x 17.4 cm (10 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1447

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