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Drawing, Elevation of a church, 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, red ink 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 x 25.4 cm (7 7/8 x 10 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a church, 18th century; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red ink on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 20 x 25.4 cm (7 7/8 x 10 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1214

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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