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Drawing, Design for a pavillion

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. We acquired it in 1938. 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 and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Image: 19.7 x 26.8 cm (7 3/4 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Upper right corner: 72 Inscription: Caffeaus a quatro facciate, figvranddo le quatro parti del Mondo in quatro fonttane nelli qvatro/ mezzi e le quatro Ipolate (?), li quatro Elementi, Seggato di ricordo il di 31 Maggio che un/ mannico la robba p[er] Ceone che lo mandavo e coprato la a far la stadio del Palazzo, ed anche p[er]/ ricordo delli quatro premati, nel concorzo del di 25 detto, e sono Giacomo Empehe Polacco a Carlo/ Barrbbiai, in prima Mauro x Under design: primi premi tutti e due, e Barobbini, e di Gienova; Gigli da Cesena in secondda Priaro (?) Premio, Paolo; Bolognese terzo Premio#; #in terza classe, e p[er] vltimo Paolo Emilio mio figlio in derza classe di Pittura/ Secondo premo, p[er] la statua del Juono (?) con il captretto in collo (RB'45) Alternate transcription on catalogue card.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a pavillion; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; Image: 19.7 x 26.8 cm (7 3/4 x 10 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1098

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