Drawing, Designs for Mausoleum
This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on white laid 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
30.5 x 39.1 cm (12 x 15 3/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d); Watermark: Lily and CC in double ovid.
It is inscribed
Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower left: "Le quatro Novisime L A che poco ci eondono/L'Ingesi"; at lower right: "La capella pui distante."
Cite this object as
Drawing, Designs for Mausoleum; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on white laid paper; 30.5 x 39.1 cm (12 x 15 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1132
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.