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Drawing, Designs for an overdoor with a papal escutcheon, ca. 1790

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1790 and 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.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Image: 18.8 x 26.5 cm (7 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for an overdoor with a papal escutcheon, ca. 1790; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; Image: 18.8 x 26.5 cm (7 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1786

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