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Drawing, Urn in front of a niche, ca. 1775

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black crayon on paper. 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

8.9 x 4.9 cm (3 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Urn in front of a niche, ca. 1775; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; black crayon on paper; 8.9 x 4.9 cm (3 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7326

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