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Drawing, Elevation of a Town Mansion, ca. 1793-1794

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1793-1794 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined 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 and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

27.3 x 19.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Right top corner: "N 64."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Town Mansion, ca. 1793-1794; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper; 27.3 x 19.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1058

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