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Drawing, Head of a walking stick

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1746–1809 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on 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

20.7 x 9.7 cm (8 1/8 x 3 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Head of a walking stick; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926), Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee (American, 1871–1956); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper; 20.7 x 9.7 cm (8 1/8 x 3 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1926

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