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Drawing, Design for a fountain

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1787–88 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Textile (USA)
  • rayon, silk.
  • Museum purchase from Pauline Cooper Noyes Fund.
  • 1990-165-1

Its dimensions are

21.2 x 16.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a fountain; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, on paper; 21.2 x 16.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2104

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