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Drawing, Atrium of a Church to be Dedicated to St. George, 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Drawing on the Past.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Image: 31.4 x 50.5 cm (12 3/8 x 19 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Atrium of a Church to be Dedicated to St. George, 18th century; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper; Image: 31.4 x 50.5 cm (12 3/8 x 19 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1135

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