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1938

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2015

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Drawing, Candlesticks, Probably for the Palazzo Altieri, Rome

This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1789–1793 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined. 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: 26.8 x 10.3 cm (10 9/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed, upper right: 95; upper left: Quadri da collocarsi / nella Cama del Corridore.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Candlesticks, Probably for the Palazzo Altieri, Rome; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 26.8 x 10.3 cm (10 9/16 x 4 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2023

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