Drawing, Steeple of a sepulchral chapel
This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi and architect: 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 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
27.7 x 20.4 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in brown ink at center right: "Campanile p[er] una/Cappella Funebre/in stile Misto" [translation: Steeple for a Sepulchral Chapel in Mixed Style]; at upper right: "45."
Cite this object as
Drawing, Steeple of a sepulchral chapel; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on lined off-white laid paper; 27.7 x 20.4 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-1196
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.