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Drawing, Designs for Chairs, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1800 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

7.5 x 4.3 cm (2 15/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt #457d)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, upper right: 18

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Chairs, ca. 1800; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; 7.5 x 4.3 cm (2 15/16 x 1 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1461

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