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Drawing, Urn, ca. 1775

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, black chalk on 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.

Its dimensions are

Image: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Urn, ca. 1775; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; graphite, black chalk on off-white laid paper; Image: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-479

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