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Drawing, Section of a Theater in Perugia, 1778

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1778 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined. 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: 20.3 x 27.6 cm (8 x 10 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper margin: Pensiere del Teatro da eseguirsi in Perugia sotto nome/ del Sig. Vincenzo Cioffi Perugino l'Ano 1778. (Trans: Idea of how to execute decoration at Theatre at Perugia under the name of Signor Vincenzo Cioffi of Perugia, 1778)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Section of a Theater in Perugia, 1778; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 20.3 x 27.6 cm (8 x 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-115

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