Drawing, Stage Design: Temple of Ingratitude
This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee.
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
Its dimensions are
Image: 22.2 x 34.2 cm (8 3/4 x 13 7/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)
It is inscribed
Lower left: Tempio del Ingratitudine Numbered at upper right On plinth of tomb: PUTTO [?] A ME/ E DOVUTO On lunettes above the tomb: Left: PER RENDERSI/ PIU DEGNI/ INGRATI CON IL PAPA Center: CHI/ E/ PIU INGRATO/ QUA SI ONORA Right: PER RENDERSI/ BEN DEGNI/ INGRATI/ CON LA MADRE/ E CON CHI LE/ FA BENE In surrounding lunettes: Left: E UN/ DOVERE/ INTOLERA/ N[?]ZZA Left center: AMORE/ MAI PER/ ALCUNO/ ODIO SEM[P]RE Right center: IL DOVERE/ E DI FAR/ MORIRE CHI/ LEVA LA FAME Right: LA VEN [cut off]/ N/ ANNO L [cut off]/ PRIME P [cut off]/ IN QUEST [cut off]
Cite this object as
Drawing, Stage Design: Temple of Ingratitude; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; Image: 22.2 x 34.2 cm (8 3/4 x 13 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-135