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Drawing, Two projects for an altar mensa, 1740–1758

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1740–1758 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash. 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: 18.7 x 20.4 cm (7 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Upper right: illegible inscription.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two projects for an altar mensa, 1740–1758; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; Image: 18.7 x 20.4 cm (7 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2626

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