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Drawing, Mausoleum (or Library)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1795 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-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

19.4 x 50.3 cm (7 5/8 x 19 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "87"; Compass lines in graphite throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mausoleum (or Library); Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper; 19.4 x 50.3 cm (7 5/8 x 19 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1133

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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