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Drawing, Designs for Two Console Tables, with a Female Head

This is a drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi and designed by 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: 27.5 x 20 cm (10 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: lily in oval, on top C; Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d and 457e)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Two Console Tables, with a Female Head; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; Image: 27.5 x 20 cm (10 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2074

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