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Drawing, Stage design; Interior of an Egyptian temple, ca. 1796-1801

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1796-1801 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined 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

22.2 x 33 cm (8 3/4 x 13 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Lugt# 457d

It is inscribed

Inscription: "Tempio Egizio"; On mount in pen and black ink at lower left: numbered at upper right: "78"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage design; Interior of an Egyptian temple, ca. 1796-1801; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined paper; 22.2 x 33 cm (8 3/4 x 13 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-131

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