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Drawing, Funeral Decorations for King Louis XVI of France, 1793

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1793 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

27.6 x 19.4 cm (10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Written in the upper right corner: "22"; In the plinth in the inscription: "LVIGI XVI."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Funeral Decorations for King Louis XVI of France, 1793; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper; 27.6 x 19.4 cm (10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1301

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