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Drawing, Design for a Royal Palace in the Style of Borromini

This is a drawing. It was created by Giuseppe Barberi and designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1796 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white 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

19.9 x 27.6 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink at center: "Cortile" (yard); at lower right: "101"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Royal Palace in the Style of Borromini; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white paper; 19.9 x 27.6 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1149

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

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