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Drawing, Centerpiece for the Ambassador of the Maltese Order, 1769

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1769 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

19.9 x 22.7 cm (7 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

At bottom: Pianta per il 'deseri' esguito in pietra dura l'Anno 1769/ per Sua E[ccellen]za il Sig[nor] Abbasciatore di Malta (PDM'91)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Centerpiece for the Ambassador of the Maltese Order, 1769; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper, lined; 19.9 x 22.7 cm (7 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2418

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