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Drawing, Chairs, ca. 1785–1790

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1785–1790 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: 20.6 x 17 cm (8 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chairs, ca. 1785–1790; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; Image: 20.6 x 17 cm (8 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2050

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