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Drawing, Sketch for Decoration, Interior of Theater, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated early 19th century 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.

This object has not been digitized yet.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21.2 × 33.3 cm (8 3/8 × 13 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch for Decoration, Interior of Theater, early 19th century; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; H x W: 21.2 × 33.3 cm (8 3/8 × 13 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-231

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